After 25 years of marriage and four children together, Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin have legally ended their love story by signing their divorce before a notary.
They do it two years after announcing their separation, a process that has been by mutual agreement and in which they have prioritized the welfare of their children Juan, Pablo, Miguel, and Irene.
Iñaki Urdangarin and the Infanta Cristina sign the divorce
The signing of the divorce between the Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin has been carried out in secret before a notary, complying with the requirements of the Civil Code.
This has been reported by different Spanish media, revealing that the former couple have been assisted at all times by their family lawyer.
Although the exact date is unknown, everything points to the fact that they would have signed at the beginning of the year 2024.
Initially, it was speculated that the signing would take place last summer, after their youngest daughter, Irene, reached the age of majority, thus avoiding formalities related to the custody of a minor.
However, last-minute changes in the wording of the regulatory agreement prevented it from being formalized.
After considering doing it in Geneva, where Infanta Cristina lives, to try to keep it secret, finally, the signing has taken place in Barcelona, the city where the couple lived for years, where they formed their family, and where their four children were born.
According to reports, the Infanta and Urdangarin have opted for a notarized divorce, the quickest and easiest way to legally dissolve the marriage without the need for a previous trial.
None of their children have been present at the signing, but they have had to give their consent to the measures agreed by their parents that affect their lives.
Juan, Pablo, Miguel, and Irene have been represented by a proxy during the process.
Cristina and Iñaki’s divorce agreement
In the economic aspect, the couple has reached an agreement to assume common expenses related to their children, establishing a variable amount depending on their needs.
Regarding the family property in Bidart, it will continue to belong to the Infanta Cristina, but Urdangarin will be allowed to use it when their children visit the French town.
On the other hand, the ex-duke of Palma will not receive any financial compensation or pension from his ex-wife.
Thus, two years after making public the end of their love story, Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin have completed their separation.
The news has transcended just on the second anniversary of the breakup, since it was on January 24, 2022, when they issued a brief statement announcing that, “by mutual agreement”, they interrupted their marital relationship.
That happened a few days after some controversial images of the ex-athlete walking hand in hand with his co-worker, Ainhoa Armentia, with whom he is currently in a romantic relationship, came to light.