Jenelle Evans’ Husband David Eason Wins Nasty Custody Battle Over Son
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Jenelle Evans’ husband David Eason’s longtime custody battle with his baby mama Olivia Leedham is finally over. RadarOnline.com can reveal exclusive details on the Teen Mom 2 dad’s custody victory.
New Hanover County Court in North Carolina confirmed to RadarOnline.com that the custody case between Eason and Leedham over their son Kaden is closed.
The final filing in the case was for voluntary dismissal of attorney fees made by Eason on March 20, 2017.
The Ashley’s Reality Roundup was the first to report on the end of the custody battle.
“She doesn’t have the money to go to court and fight David and Jenelle in court,” a source told The Ashley. “She cancelled the scheduled mediation and court dates and is going to follow the schedule that was in place before she filed the emergency custody papers in February.”
As RadarOnline.com exclusively reported, Leedham filed a motion to modify custody in February 2018, accusing Eason of exploiting their son and breaking a court order to not have photos of Kaden on social media.
She explained in the court documents how he was fired from Teen Mom 2 for making homophobic comments on social media.
“Plaintiff does not share Defendant’s views and she is concerned about the effect that being associated with these views may affect Kaden in the future,” the court papers read. “The Defendant is making poor decisions that are adverse to his own best interest and Plaintiff has concerns about his ability to make decisions in the minor child’s best interest. The defendant does not appear to understand his behavior will adversely affect Kaden and his reputation for his entire life.”
Leedham was granted full custody of Kaden in 2014 and he was “denied any contact with the child” after he was arrested for domestic violence against her.
In late 2016, he requested visitation of his son.
The two agreed to a visitation agreement. Then in January 2018, he claimed she has been keeping their child from him.
Eason celebrated the victory by posting a photo of his son on Instagram.
“My main man, my only son,” he wrote. “I hope you grow up to be the man I always wanted to be!”
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