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Ex-lovebirds Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian may have to face off in court, so the pro b-baller is serious about preemptively building up his legal team.

Minnesota native Kris plans to have his business lawyer — also from the North Star State — represent him, but since the trial will take place in California, he must have a local lawyer sponsor him. Although Kris previously had a Cali attorney onboard, he's looking for a replacement. According to TMZ, the L.A. lawyer backed out, but sources tell Hollywood Life that the Hump actually opted to make a change because he wants to make sure they'll be as strong as possible should the case go to trial.

TMZ reports that Kris’ hometown lawyer is currently on the hunt for another local sponsor. They'll need someone tough to take on Kim’s high-powered divorce attorney, Laura Wasser, who has worked with A-listers Britney Spears and Maria Shriver, among others. For his part, Kris’ lawyer is confident that he can prove that their fairytale marriage was a fraud and have it annulled.

This fight just keeps getting uglier! Will the drama never end?

Source: TMZ; Hollywood Life

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