TV star Ant and his ex begin divorce court battle over cash

Ant McPartlin and his ex-wife Lisa Armstrong have started a divorce court battle over money.
Ant McPartlin and his ex-wife Lisa Armstrong have started a divorce court battle over money.

Television presenter Ant McPartlin and his estranged wife Lisa have begun a divorce court fight over money.

A High Court judge has begun analysing issues relating to the division of assets.

Mr Justice Mostyn oversaw a preliminary hearing in the Family Division of the High Court today.

He has placed limits on what can be reported.

Another judge has already drawn the pair's marriage to a close.

Judge Alun Jenkins granted a decree nisi at a hearing in the Central Family Court in London in October.

McPartlin, best known for his partnership with Declan Donnelly, announced that he was splitting from his wife earlier this year.