After the shocking news that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were splitting and that Angelina had filed for divorce on September 19th, Pitt was concerned about their children and his right to visit with them. As reported on Blasting News, Brad had recently requested privacy for the Hollywood couple, as they sort through their problems.

The former Brangelina are in family counseling

Several sources have now told People, that a temporary plan has been agreed to by Angelina and Brad, which will involve counseling and visitation rights, as recommended by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

Under what is termed a Structured Decision Making Plan, the DCFS has made its recommendations and both Angelina and Brad have agreed to the terms. A source said that the agreement is completely voluntary and is in no way an order or mandate of any kind. It was further stated that this agreement is not a determination of custody. That will be up to the courts at a later stage.

Brad and Angelina's children to stay with their mother

As reported by US Weekly, the new plan will be in effect until October 20, and under that plan Brad and Angelina’s six children – Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox – will stay with their mother at a rented home in the Los Angeles area. Saying that the children are currently safe with Angelina, the source added that the couple have agreed Brad will then get visitation rights with the children, but that a therapist will be present at the first visit.

Due to the allegations that he may have been under the influence when acting with anger against their son Maddox, 15, on a private jet, reportedly Brad will voluntarily undergo random drug and alcohol tests on a regular basis. An investigation into said incident was launched after it was reported anonymously to the DCFS.

Brad Pitt is happy to comply with requirements

Pitt is reportedly willing to comply with whatever is asked of him, saying that he takes the situation very seriously.

On top of this, both Brad and Angelina have further agreed to undergo individual counseling, along with regular family counseling with the children.

There was recently some sympathy for Brangelina's kids from an unusual source in Hollywood, as, while a lot of speculation went on in the media about the reactions of Brad's former wife, Jennifer Aniston, to the split. As reported on Blasting News, Jennifer's new husband, Justin Theroux, gave his thoughts recently. He said that as a child of divorce himself, the situation was "horrible" for the children. Meanwhile the Hollywood couple's lawyers are working around the clock on the matter and reportedly Brad it leaning on friends for support.

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