The two Hollywood stars paid a small amount of money for their separation.
Brangelina ‘s relationship became acrimonious as the ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ stars remained embroiled in the fifth year of divorce proceedings. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie recently encountered some more complicated developments in their case, as the couple tried to reach a conclusion in their custody battle for their six children.
Legal experts believe that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have each spent more than $1 million since filing for divorce, and they predict that the trial will most likely last another 6 years, if everything goes well. continues as it is today. Los Angeles divorce lawyer Kelly Chang Rickert analyzed the costs for the Daily Mail and deduced that the shaky legal fee process is “one of the most expensive divorces in history.” Hollywood History.”
The huge payouts depend on a number of factors for Brangelina. One major fee is using a private judge, whose hourly rate ranges from $900 to $1,000 and is expected to be $10,000 per day. If a private judge were to carry out a five-day trial, the actors would also have to pay them $50,000 up front, along with another $10,000 to review the paperwork.
Legal experts believe they collectively spent nearly half a million dollars on private judges. Additionally, both Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are using reputable attorneys to handle their cases, which apparently costs between $1,000 and $1,500/hour, sometimes for 40 to 50 hours per week.
The former power couple also hired mental health professionals and accountants to assist with their cases, at a cost of about $500 an hour each. Both Jolie and Pitt have hired some of these experts.
Kelly Chang Rickert believes that their divorce battle is likely to last another six years because of the focus on the custody battle for their six children. In addition, their two youngest children – twins Knox and Vivienne, will be 18 years old in 2026.
Brad Pitt has been seeking 50/50 physical and legal custody of his children, while it seems Angelina Jolie is pushing for more.
This month, Angelina Jolie accused Brad Pitt of committing domestic violence with some support from their children. The divorced couple’s eldest son, Maddox , gave a deposition in Jolie’s favor, as he had said he planned to drop the “Pitt” part of his last name and only list his mother’s last name.
The couple were considered legally single in 2019 but it looks like it could be a long road ahead for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in court at the moment.