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Angelina Jolie Wants Judge in Her Divorce Case to Be Removed

Angelina Jolie Wants Judge in Her Divorce Case to Be Removed

Angelina Jolie has filed a motion with the Los Angeles Superior Court to request that the private judge who is overseeing her divorce from Brad Pitt be disqualified.

The reason for the removal is that the judge allegedly has a business relationship with one of Brad‘s attorneys and he failed to disclose this information in a timely manner, according to the Associated Press (via Page Six).

The motion says that Judge John W. Ouderkirk “failed to disclose the cases that demonstrated the current, ongoing, repeat-customer relationship between the judge and Respondent’s counsel.”

The motion from Angelina‘s team says that Brad‘s attorney “actively advocated for Judge Ouderkirk’s financial interests in moving — over the opposing party’s opposition — to have his appointment (and his ability to continue to receive fees) extended in a high profile case.”

Brad and Angelina are paying for a private judge in their divorce so that details will remain sealed. While they were declared divorced in April 2019 as part of a bifurcated judgment, details of their divorce like finances and child custody are still being worked out.

Despite what’s going on in court, these new photos seem to show that Brad and Angelina are on decent terms right now.

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