Tiger Woods and Elen Nordegren divorce documents 8-23-10

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren in American Gothic

Panama City, Florida is not only struggling with the devastation of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, they’re also in the midst of a celebrity spill of epic proportions!

Just days after a visitation from President Barack Obama (weeks after Michelle Obama made a separate visit to the World’s Most Beatiful Beaches) and a few weeks before rock legend Neil Young is scheduled to begin his series of concerts along the Gulf Coast at the Panama City Marina Civic Center, Tiger Woods and his estranged wife Elin Nordegren Woods paid a surprise visit to Bay County Circuit Court today to finalize their divorce!

At this point there are no images or video of the couple, but TMZ confirms the couple was present for the proceedings. The site also obtained a copy of the fnal divorce documents and though there wasn’t very much of interest in them, here are the highlights:

The first two pages are a bullet point summary of the wife’s (Elin Nordegren’s) petition. (click to enlarge)
Tiger Woods Divorce document

Tiger Woods Divorce document part 1

Here is a copy of the certificate showing Elin Nordegren Woods completed a 4-hour Florida parenting class program:
Tiger Woods Divorce document part 1

And here’s Tiger Woods’ certificate of completion for The American Safety Institute’s 4-hour parent education and family stabilization course:
Tiger Woods Divorce document part 1

To download a PDF of the complete documents CLICK HERE.

Here is the Bay County Clerk of Courts filing information from their web site:

Tiger Woods Divorce details from Bay County Clerk of Courts

Statement from www.tigerwoods.com regarding the divorce:

McGuireWoods LLP, counsel for Elin Nordegren and Sasser, Cestero and Sasser P.A., counsel for Tiger Woods, make the following announcement:

Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods confirmed today that they have divorced. Judgment was entered today in Bay County (Florida) Circuit Court dissolving the marriage. The Judgment provides for shared parenting of their two children.

Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods issued this joint statement:

We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future. While we are no longer married, we are the parents of two wonderful children and their happiness has been, and will always be, of paramount importance to both of us. Once we came to the decision that our marriage was at an end, the primary focus of our amicable discussions has been to ensure their future well-being. The weeks and months ahead will not be easy for them as we adjust to a new family situation, which is why our privacy must be a principal concern.

Ms. Nordegren was represented by McGuire/Woods attorneys Richard Cullen and Dennis I. Belcher in Richmond, Scott S. Cairns in Jacksonville and Walter H. White, Jr., and Josefin Lonnborg in London, assisted by Rebecca Palmer of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Thomas J. Sasser of the West Palm Beach, Florida firm of Sasser, Cestero and Sasser P.A., and Peter T. Mott of the Southport, Connecticut firm of Brody Wilkinson, P.C., Mr. Woods’ long time general counsel, represented Mr. Woods.