Angelina Jolie will reportedly appeal custody decision in divorce from Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie is reportedly pushing back against the decision to grant Brad Pitt joint custody of their six children.
According toUs Weekly, court records indicate that the onetime celebrity power couple have a hearing set for 9 July where the Maleficent actor’s appeal will be heard by a three-justice panel. Attorneys for both Jolie and Pitt will also be given time to present their arguments.
In May, a judge ruled in favour of Pitt to share joint custody despite Jolie’s previous claims of alleged domestic violence. At the time, Jolie accused the court of refusing to hear “evidence relevant to the children’s health, safety, and welfare”.
Us Weekly also reports that in her appeal, Jolie is aiming to “demonstrate clear, reversible, prejudicial legal error” on the part of Judge John Ouderkirk, a private judge hired by the former couple, who she previously attempted to have removed from the case.
“Judge Ouderkirk denied Ms Jolie a fair trial, improperly excluding her evidence relevant to the children’s health, safety, and welfare, evidence critical to making her case,” read the filing in California’s …
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