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Entertainment Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of shirking child support in new court filing

21:00  07 august  2018
21:00  07 august  2018 Source:   nbcnews.com

Brad Pitt Has Paid 'Millions' to Support His Kids with Angelina Jolie, Says Source

  Brad Pitt Has Paid 'Millions' to Support His Kids with Angelina Jolie, Says Source Brad Pitt Has Paid 'Millions' for Child Support: SourceA source with knowledge of the situation says Pitt has paid “far more than any informal agreement would stipulate and far more than any judge would have ordered paid if there had been such an order.

Jolie alleges Pitt hasn't paid her any “meaningful” child support for a year and a half during their ongoing, and at times contentious, divorce proceedings. LOS ANGELES — The long-running divorce case of one-time Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has hit a new level of drama.

Jolie alleges Pitt hasn't paid her any “meaningful” child support for a year and a half during their ongoing, and at times contentious, divorce proceedings. LOS ANGELES — The long-running divorce case of one-time Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has hit a new level of drama.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. (Photo by Eric CATARINA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) © Eric CATARINA/GAMMA-RAPHO Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. (Photo by Eric CATARINA/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES — The long-running divorce case of one-time Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has hit a new level of drama.

Jolie, the star of "Maleficent," alleged in a court filing Tuesday that her estranged husband hasn't paid any "meaningful" child support for a year and a half during their ongoing, and at times contentious, divorce — and said she is planning to seek a court order to force his hand.

"[Pitt] has a duty to pay child support. As of present, [Pitt] has paid no meaningful child support since separation," wrote Jolie's attorney, Samantha Bley DeJean, in a two-page brief filed in Los Angeles Superior Court and obtained by NBC News.

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  Why Latest Twist in Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Divorce Battle Is So Unusual Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Divorce Battle: The Unusual New TwistIn court filings this week, they tangled over child support — while also appearing to agree on starting a process that would let them dissolve their marriage while continuing to work out the details of their divorce settlement and custody of their six children. In the documents, Jolie’s lawyers alleged that Pitt had not been paying “meaningful” child support since their 2016 separation, while Pitt’s team fired back that the actor has contributed $1.3 million to support Jolie and the kids, as well as an $8 million loan to help her buy her current home.

The 53-year-old actor claims Jolie disregards the children 's 'privacy rights' in new documents requesting the kids' records to be sealed.

7. WATCH: How Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Hit a Standstill in Custody Agreement. In the new documents obtained by ET, Pitt slams estranged wife Angelina Jolie for disregarding their children 's "privacy rights when she believes it may benefit her

"Given the informal arrangements around the payment of the children's expenses have not been regularly sustained by [Pitt] for over a year and a half, [Jolie] intends to file an RFO for the establishment of a retroactive child support order." (An RFO is a request for a court order.) The court filing did not define what is "meaningful" support.

Pitt’s spokesman did not immediately comment.  BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 09:  Actor Brad Pitt (L) and actress/director Angelina Jolie attend the 15th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 9, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) © 2015 Getty Images BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 09: Actor Brad Pitt (L) and actress/director Angelina Jolie attend the 15th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 9, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Under California law, each parent is responsible for providing for the children based upon the agreement reached between the couple. It is not clear what, if any, agreement Pitt and Jolie have reached.

Angelina Jolie Considering Filing Palimony Lawsuit Against Brad Pitt

  Angelina Jolie Considering Filing Palimony Lawsuit Against Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie is devising a plan to go after more of Brad Pitt‘s money than she would normally be entitled to since the couple was only married for a very short period of the time they were together. According to our sources, Jolie is considering filing a palimony lawsuit against Pitt in order to go […] The post Angelina Jolie Considering Filing Palimony Lawsuit Against Brad Pitt appeared first on The Blast.Angelina Jolie is devising a plan to go after more of Brad Pitt‘s money than she would normally be entitled to since the couple was only married for a very short period of the time they were together.

The 53-year-old actor claims Jolie disregards the children 's 'privacy rights' in new documents requesting the kids' records to be sealed.

WATCH: Brad Pitt Accuses Angelina Jolie of Having 'No Self-Regulation Mechanism' In New Court Docs. WATCH: Angelina Jolie and Kids Spent New Year Holiday in Colorado -- No Sign of Brad Pitt .

Jolie's lawyers are asking to appear before a judge to schedule a status conference in the case to address the financial issue amid the couple's separation.

Jolie, 43, filed for divorce from Pitt, 54, in September 2016, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. The Oscar-winning actress and activist for refugees around the world has six children with her actor husband. They range in age from 9 to 16.

The breakup between the couple — once known by fans as "Brangelina" — has been very public, and at times, ugly. Around the time Jolie filed for divorce, Pitt was accused of being rough with one of his children on a private plane that was en route from Europe to Los Angeles.

The incident was reported to authorities but the FBI and Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services both cleared Pitt of any wrongdoing after reviews of evidence and interviews with those involved.

Brad Pitt Cut Back Spending Money On Angelina & the Kids After Custody War Started

  Brad Pitt Cut Back Spending Money On Angelina & the Kids After Custody War Started Brad Pitt had been spending thousands of dollars on Angelina Jolie and his children’s living expenses while the two hammered out their divorce, but after the fight over custody began, the funds suddenly started to dry up. Sources close to Brangelina tell us Pitt did pay a big chunk of change to Jolie — $8 million — following the split. However, we’re told it was not a typical “loan,” as has been reported, but was actually just an advance on the eventual cash settlement she will be entitled to from the actor.

Since Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt announced their separation three months ago, Pitt has spoken little publicly as allegations arose about his parenting skills In a memorandum filed in the Superior Court of California, Pitt ’s legal team accused Jolie of leaking private information about the couple’s custody

Brad Pitt will have custody of his children this summer after nearly two years of fighting estranged wife Angelina Jolie , RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned from court documents.

In 2017, lawyers sought to seal records pertaining to the couple's six minor children in the ongoing divorce and child custody case.

Pitt's lawyers alleged in court documents Jolie and her attorneys have compromised the children's privacy through court filings in a bid to undercut Pitt in the couple's custody battle.

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Meanwhile a judge has ordered more visitation for Brad as the former couple await a permanent custody order.Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's ongoing divorce battle has been making headlines all summer as they battle over time with their six kids and money and child support issues.

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