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Legal Moments at the Movie House

November 2013

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"The fact that my client has been ridden more than Seattle Slew is irrelevant. Standard community property applies, and she is entitled to half the marital assets, or $11.395 million."

- Lawyer and chronic liar Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey), forced by his son's birthday wish to tell the truth for a day, tells a divorce court in the 1997 comedy Liar, Liar that his client (Jennifer Tilly) invalidated her prenuptial agreement, which barred extramarital affairs, years earlier by lying about being old enough to sign it.

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