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Adele seeking joint custody of son in divorce

Texas fans of Adele might be interested to learn that she is trying to work out a child custody agreement with her estranged husband, Simon Konecki. The 31-year-old British singer filed for divorce in Los Angeles on Sept. 12, citing irreconcilable differences.

According to various U.K. media reports, Adele and Konecki didn't enter into a prenuptial agreement before they got married. As a result, Konecki could be entitled to up to 50% of her earnings under California law. However, a spousal support agreement is scheduled to handled through mediation, according to the divorce filing. As for the couple's 6-year-old son, the Grammy winner has requested joint custody and physical possession of him.

Adele and Konecki were married in May 2018 after being together for six years. They announced their separation in April, but the exact date of their split is not known. At the time the separation was announced, Adele's representatives released a statement saying that the former couple planned to raise their son together. The statement also asked for privacy and said there would be no more public comment on the situation. Multiple sources say that both Adele and Konecki want to remain on friendly terms for the sake of their son.

Not all couples can settle these types of matters amicably. Parents who are embroiled in a child custody dispute disputes might need the services of a family law attorney to help gain possession or access to the child. After going over the details of the case, the attorney might be able to offer important guidance on negotiating custody agreements that are in the child's best interests.

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