Dakota Meyer is fighting hard for custody of daughters after filing for divorce from Bristol Palin
Bristol Palin was hit with divorce papers after her estranged husband filed for divorce privately on January 29. Now, the fate of their daughters, Sailor Grace and Atlee Bay remains undecided.
Bristol Palin has some tough days ahead of her. The 27-year-old mother of two was hit with divorce papers after her estranged husband, Dakota Meyer, filed for divorce secretly on January 29, 2018.
Now, the two are yet to reach a custody agreement over their daughters, Sailor Grace, 2 and eight-month-old Atlee Bay.
According to court papers obtained by Radar Online, a Texas judge has allowed Bristol to travel to Alaska with her daughters from February 13 to 18 for a vacation. However, the daughter of former Alaska governer, Sarah Palin, has been ordered to drop them off at a day care centre before 3 pm on February 18.
Dakota, a former veteran, is expected to pick up his daughters from the said location. The estranged couple's attorneys have reportedly speeded the custody process to on or before February 20 so that Dakota and Bristol can "discuss a temporary possession schedule."
The two were locked in a custody battle over their first born Sailor Grace in March 2016.
At the time, Dakota requested the judge to rule out an immediate temporary custody agreement. The Medal of Honor recepient wanted his daughter away from Bristol for four consecutive days, between March 19 and 22. However, Bristol blocked the motion citing it would interrupt the baby's breastfeeding.
According to People, she had also rejected Dakota's bid for joint physical custody as “impracticable” because he lived in Kentucky and she in Alaska. In the end, however, the judge ruled joint legal and physical custody of Sailor Grace.
Bristol reached the same custody agreement with her former partner, Levi Johnston with whom she shares her eight-year-old son, Tripp.
In 2009, a year after their son's birth, Levi said he would sue Bristol for joint custody, alleging that the Palin family made it difficult for him to see his son. Later, in February 2016, the judge awarded joint legal and physical custody of Tripp to both parents.
In his recent court papers, Dakota claimed that their marriage broke down due to a conflict of personalities.
"The marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities between D.L.M and B.S.M.M that destroys the legitimate ends of the marriage relationship and prevents any reasonable expectation of reconciliation," the court document read.
Dakota and Bristol married on May 23, 2016 in a private ceremony. The couple had called off their wedding in 2015 before they finally tied the knot the following year.
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