Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis’ Custody Battle Explained

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olivia Wilde slams 'traumatic' coverage of her and Jason sudeikis' custody battle amid document leak

Description: Celebrity lawyer Christopher C. Melcher, who is ranked as a best family law attorney in California, explains Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis’ custody battle on Yahoo! Entertainment.

Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis' at the 2013 LACMA Gala
Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis' Custody Battle Explained by Celebrity Lawyer Christopher C. Melcher of top family law firm Walzer Melcher LLP

Publication: Yahoo!

Publication Date: March 24, 2023

Journalist: Taryn Ryder

Area(s) of Legal Expertise needed for interview:  Custody Litigation

Legal Expert: Christopher C. Melcher

Quote: “Jason continues to dispute that California has jurisdiction to make a custody decision for their children, claiming that New York is the proper court to do that. It is a losing battle. The law is clear that the state where the children lived for six months before the action was filed has exclusive authority to make a custody determination.”

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