Courtroom showdown! Members of the public will be able to watch Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt duke it out in court during their nasty divorce hearings, according to court documents obtained exclusively by RadarOnline.com.
The tumultuous estranged couple have agreed to have future hearings heard by a temporary judge, who Jolie and Pitt are dishing out their own money for. According to the court documents, retired Judge John W. Ouderkirk will handle the case through Dec. 31.
Ouderkirk will oversee all pre-trial issues, requests for order and various motions, according to the stipulation filed in court on Feb. 6 and obtained by Radar.
All proceedings in front of the temporary judge will be open to the public, "with no restriction on attendances that would not be applicable if the proceedings were held in a courthouse."
According to the Feb. 6 court minutes, the case “shall be heard at a site easily accessible to the public with appropriate seating for those who make known their plan to attend hearings.”
Pitt, 54, and Jolie, 42, however, can file motions to seal orders or other confidentiality agreements made to a supervising judge.
As readers know, their marriage took a hit in fall 2016 when their 12-year relationship exploded during a tense flight on their private jet. Pitt reportedly got into an altercation with Maddox. The fight quickly escalated and led Jolie to file for divorce from Pitt.
The couple share six children — Maddox, 16, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 11 and 9-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne.
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