Many California parents benefit from mediation when working out custody issues during a divorce or break-up, and the same is true of celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The two stars are currently negotiating a custody agreement for their six children. They are working with an evaluator appointed by the court to review their custody situation. While the actors reached an interim custody agreement in the past, the divorce has been moving forward for over two years, since September 2016.
After a divorce, parents in California may share physical custody, or one parent might have physical custody while the other parent has visitation rights. In the former situation, the child would live with each parent for roughly an equal amount of time while in the latter situation, the child would primarily live with one parent but spend time with the other.