Hollywood star Angelina Jolie and Brad are reportedly close to an agreement regarding their six children. Reports reveal that they preparing to sign a custody agreement.
According to the outlet’s sources, the 54-year-old actor and 43-year-old actress are wrapping things up because, they ‘realized the ongoing fight is only hurting the children.’ An arrangement over the care of their six children, Maddox, 17, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and 10-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne has reportedly been finalized.
The former couple – who split in September 2016 – had been due to take their dispute to a private trial next month.
According to the report, their goal is ‘to wrap up negotiations before the private custody trial begins.’
Despite Jolie fighting for Pitt to receive minimal custody, the deal ‘will include a substantial amount of time given to the World War Z star.’
However, the two sides still have not signed the agreement.
Next up for the duo, they will have to hash out their finances. It remains unclear how the two will divide up their millions of dollars in cash and property.
The couple did not sign a prenuptial agreement when they wed on August 23, 2014 in France.
The Maleficent star recently handed over her financial information to Brad’s legal team as part of the negotiations.
It was previously claimed the former couple had agreed to “work together” to try and resolve their custody issues before the trial came around.
A source said: “Both parties continue to work together toward a settlement.”
The pair began custody evaluations last month, and in August, they reached an “interim” arrangement over the care of their kids, just weeks after Jolie accused the Pitt of not paying any “meaningful” child support since she filed for divorce.
However, a few days later, Pitt argued he had “loaned” his estranged wife $8 million to help her purchase her current house and contributed over $1.3 million “in bills for the benefit of Jolie and the minor children.”
Brad’s lawyer Lance Spiegel added that Brad “adamantly disputes the contention that he has not paid child support.”
Earlier this year, Angelina was ordered by court to allow her children to spend more time with their father, or risk losing custody.