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Angelina Jolie’s New Info in Her Celebrity Divorce

Article Title:

"Why Angelina Jolie's New Info Could Change Everything in Her Divorce"

Description: Frances Dean interviewed celebrity divorce lawyer Peter M. Walzer regarding new information from Angelina Jolie in her divorce from Brad Pitt, where she claims she has proof of Pitt abusing their children in the past.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Venice Film Festival 2007
Top family law attorney Christopher C. Melcher explains why Angelina Jolie Wants to Dump Private Judge in Celebrity Divorce From Brad Pitt.
Publication: Nicki Swift
Publication Date: March 19, 2021
Journalist: Frances Dean
Area(s) of Legal Expertise needed for interview: Celebrity Divorce, Custody Litigation
Legal Expert: Christopher C. Melcher

Quote: “Jolie is not seeking protection from Pitt for herself,” top family law attorney Peter M. Walzer told Nicki Swift. “Instead, she is hoping to obtain a Family Code 3044 presumption. That’s legal speak for the presumption that Pitt has perpetrated domestic violence in the past. The presumption would give Jolie a leg up in the custody battle, especially because judges are often “reluctant” to dismiss allegations of domestic abuse. This latest tactic of Jolie’s might not be such a wise move…”