Donald Sterling's Wife Asks Court To Rule Him Mentally Unfit

By Daniel Siegal (June 11, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT) -- Shelly Sterling, wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, on Wednesday asked a California probate court to declare that her husband lacks the mental capacity to run the trust that owns the team and confirm her authority to sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

After filing the ex parte petition with the Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Division, Shelly Sterling's attorney, Pierce O'Donnell of Greenberg Glusker Claman Fields & Machtinger LLP, told Law360 that three doctors had examined Donald Sterling's behavior and testified in the petition that the Clippers owner lacks the mental capacity to make decisions on...

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