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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally settle custody battle over their six children.

Divorcing stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have arrived at an agreement over the custody of their children, eliminating the need for a trial.

Jolie’s lawyer Samantha Bley DeJean gave a statement to television program Entertainment Tonight late on Friday.

“A custody arrangement was agreed to weeks ago, and has been signed by both parties and the judge,” Bley DeJean said in the statement.

Details of the agreement are yet to be made known.

Angelina Jolie & kids
In June Angelina Jolie was ordered to give Brad Pitt more access to the former couple's six kids. Image: Getty

People magazine, citing a source close to the celebrities, said it was only a temporary agreement and not a permanent one, however, Jolie's lawyer did not mention anything in this regard.

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Jolie and Pitt have six children: Zahara, 13; Shiloh, 12; the twins Vivienne and Knox, 10; Maddox, 16, and Pax, 14.

Jolie and Pitt, who were among the most admired and powerful couples of Hollywood, have for months been negotiating an out-of-court custody agreement, thus avoiding a trial.

The first hearing before a judge was to be held on December 4.

After more than a decade together and barely two years after getting married, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in September 2016.

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