Tinero, Aharonov and Associates, A Family Law Practice, LLP
Need Representation?
Give Us A Call: 800-417-1245
View Our Practice Areas

Madonna and Guy Richie to negotiate child custody agreement

Celebrity gossip fans here in California are probably already aware that Madonna and Guy Richie are embroiled in a battle over where their 15-year-old son Rocco should live. Recently, Madonna's fame and fortune could not persuade a judge to order Richie to send their son back to the United States. In fact, the judge ordered that Rocco would remain with his father until his parents come to a child custody agreement.

On Dec. 23, 2015, Richie was ordered to return the boy to the United States, but that did not happen. The parties were working on an agreement that fell apart shortly before they were due in court recently. Richie and Madonna previously agreed on a school for their son to attend, and the judge determined that it would not be in Rocco's best interest to remove him from that school until his parents negotiate and sign an agreement.

Giving Rocco as normal a life as possible when your parents are celebrities is one point on which Madonna, Richie and the court agree. They also agree that it would be in his best interest to remain out of the limelight. This means that his parents need to find a way to get past their strained relationship to negotiate a custody agreement without court intervention.

A court urging a child's parents to come to a child custody agreement on their own is not limited to Madonna and Richie. Family courts across the country and here in California also encourage parents to work together to create a parenting plan that is in the best interests of the child. As an added benefit, parents can tailor their agreement to fit their family.

Source: People, "Madonna's Son Rocco Will Stay in London with Dad Guy Richie Until Warring Parents Reach Custody Agreement, Judge Says", Jeff Nelson, March 2, 2016

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Learn How We Can Help

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location

Tinero, Aharonov and Associates, A Family Law Practice, LLP
16255 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1015
Encino, CA 91436

Toll Free: 800-417-1245
Toll Free: 800-417-1245
Phone: 818-666-0954
Phone: 818-666-0954
Fax: 818-995-8363
Map & Directions