Less than two weeks after announcing their intent to split, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have reached a divorce settlement.
Holmes’ lawyer Jonathan Wolfe confirmed the agreement in a statement to People magazine:
“The case has been settled and the agreement has been signed. We are thrilled for Katie and her family and are excited to watch as she embarks on the next chapter of her life.”
“This result could not have been achieved without the hard work of my partner Gary Skoloff and our co-counsel Allan Mayefsky, Michael Mosberg and Larry Trachtenberg of Aronson Mayefsky and Sloan and Peter Walzer and Chris Melcher of Walzer & Melcher in California. “
“We thank Tom’s counsel for their professionalism and diligence that helped bring about this speedy resolution.”
Holmes, who allegedly blindsided Cruise with divorce papers in late June, has been making frequent visits to her attorney’s office in order to reach a deal as quickly as possible in order to protect the couple’s six-year-old daughter, Suri.
“We are committed to working together as parents to accomplish what is in our daughter Suri’s best interests,” Cruise and Holmes said in a joint statement earlier today. “We want to keep matters affecting our family private and express our respect for each other’s commitment to each of our respective beliefs and support each other’s roles as parents.”
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