ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — George Zimmerman has filed a countersuit against his wife after asking a judge to set aside a default judgment in their on-going divorce proceeding.
Zimmerman made the requests in a response filed late last week.READ MORE: New Daily Virus Cases In Florida Lowest Since July
Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September and served him with a divorce papers while he was in jail on a since-dropped domestic violence case involving a former girlfriend. He says they became lost in jail and he was unable to respond until now.READ MORE: Spacex's 1st Tourists Homeward Bound After 3 Days In Orbit
The countersuit asks that any personal property distribution be decided by the court, and that he and Shellie Zimmerman share in any debt incurred during their marriage.
Zimmerman, a former neighborhood watch volunteer, was acquitted last year in the 2012 shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.MORE NEWS: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
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