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Angelina Jolie wants full child custody of Jolie-Pitt kids

When individuals decide to end their marriages, those with children often feel considerable concern about how the kids may be affected. Child custody proceedings are often a strenuous process for everyone involved, and determining the best needs of the children may not always be easy. Parents who have strong feelings about what may be best for their children may wish to utilize legal avenues for working toward their goals. 

Kentucky residents may be interested in the recent divorce filing of celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Reports stated that Jolie filed the petition, citing irreconcilable differences. Details on those differences were not available at the time of the report. It was mentioned, however, the Jolie is vying for full physical custody of the couple's six children. 

It was unclear what may have led to Jolie's desire for full custody. It was reported that she is willing to allow Pitt to have visitation rights and retain joint legal custody. Legal representation for Jolie stated that the divorce filing was done for the "health of the family." Additional proceedings will undoubtedly address the couple's considerable wealth and assets. 

Being concerned for their children's welfare is something that many parents face. When it comes to divorce, there may be apprehension regarding child custody agreements. However, Kentucky residents with such concerns may be able to effectively work toward their desired outcomes by better understanding the legal proceedings relating to custody. Additionally, experienced attorneys may be able to assist interested individuals determine what legal strategies may be worth consideration. 

Source: Los Angeles Times, "Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt, seeks full physical custody of their kids", Christie D'Zurilla and Joseph Serna, Sept. 20, 2016

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