After weeks of rumors claiming Kris Humphries was still hoping to make his brief marriage to Kim Kardashian work, the New Jersey Nets star has finally hired a divorce attorney, according to multiple reports.
The 26-year-old athlete has reportedly chosen Minnesota attorney Lee Hutton - who previously repped Kris during prenup negotiations - to handle his impending divorce, according to TMZ.
Sources close to the now-defunct couple reportedly told the site that Kim and Kris' divorce should be relatively simple, "largely because of the prenup."
Additionally, an E! News source said the basketball star wants the proceedings to be as amiable as possible.
"He doesn't want a war. He's lying low," the source said.
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Kim, 31, filed for divorce just 72 days after walking down the aisle with the NBA player.
The reality bombshell hired famed divorce attorney Laura Wasser and, according to the divorce filing, is asking that Kris pay for his own lawyer fees.
She also asks that the court reject any attempt by Kris to obtain spousal support.
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- Kim Kardashian
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