Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton: Secret Divorce File SEALED!

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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton's split continues to fuel tabloid fodder, as the duo's divorce file has been sealed, reports indicate.

It's an unusual, albeit not unprecedented, move and one that has only fueled speculation as to what led to the high-profile breakup.

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The country music stars certainly went through a great deal of trouble to ensure that no one would ever see their divorce papers.

They drove two hours from their Tishomingo, Okla., home to another county to file the divorce petition, which only uses their initials.

The pair also filed a petition for protective order to seal the documents, a move Oklahoma Rep. Aaron Stiles says broke the law.

Stiles said he was curious about what could possibly be contained in the divorce documents that prompted a judge to seal them.

He explained a third party would have to sue in order for the Supreme Court of Oklahoma to potentially unseal the records.

Bank account information, the stars' net worths and other items of that nature could have simply been redacted, he explained.

Stiles said even if there were a number of things that warranted a protective order, only those items should have been sealed.

Information regarding minors is typically something used as a reason to seal documents, but the pair do not have any children.

"I cannot imagine a compelling privacy interest," Stiles told Fox News. "The outright disregard for our open records law is amazing."

He went on to say that the law is designed to withhold records if a "compelling privacy interest outweighs the public's interest."

"In Oklahoma, we value open records. I think we have some of the best open records laws in the country," Stiles added.

Passed last year for just this reason, he says, "[the law] is a way for the court to apply an equal standard to everyone."

Stiles pointed out that Shelton and Lambert sought out a judge that is set to retire in the coming weeks to further skirt the law.

"I personally don't care one way or another about Miranda Lambert or Blake Shelton, I don't even listen to country," he said.

"The issue that I have is the fact that prominent individuals, even with the new law, are seeking out judges to seal records."

Oklahoma City attorney Sharon Byers said the use of initials and traveling to another county was "uncommon" but not illegal.

Both Byers and Stiles noted, however, that Lambert and Shelton presented the bombshell divorce to be an amicable split.

If it were really so amicable, would there really have been anything in the filings that would require an order of protection?

Byers agreed, "It shouldn’t be very salacious and [Oklahoma is] a no fault state so that should not have come into play."

Lambert and Shelton announced their divorce back on July 20 in a joint statement but offered no explanation for their split.

The two have said literally nothing, even engaging in a friendly Twitter exchange in support of Ashley Monroe's new album.

Meanwhile, Blake literally threw Miranda Lambert's stuff out of the house - it's on the porch now - amid cheating allegations.

Perhaps most notably, he is accused of stepping out with Cady Groves, while other paramours have been rumored as well.

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