Breaking News

It's a Girl for Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes!

Sherri Shepherd to Retain Physical Custody of 9-Year-Old Son

Sherri Shepherd to Retain Physical Custody of 9-Year-Old Son
Sherri Shepherd
Jason Davis/Getty

07/22/2014 03:25PM

One of Sherri Shepherd's two custody battles is now over.

The View co-host appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday for a hearing to determine if her ex-husband Jeffrey Tarpley's petition for temporary physical custody of their son Jeffrey, 9, would be approved or denied.

Judge Michelle Williams ruled against Tarpley's request, citing that "there has not been a material change in circumstances," according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

In his declaration, filed on April 2, Tarpley claimed that Shepherd was neglecting their son through "poor parenting choices and refusal to provide for our child's immediate needs."

Tarpley cited Shepherd's busy work schedule as the main reason for her alleged neglect, stating that her "career is seven days per week non-stop."

"I stand behind my character and integrity," Shepherd told PEOPLE in June. "You can't hold me down – I'm a wonderful mama."

In May, it was also revealed that Shepherd and estranged husband Lamar Sally had split, and that a custody battle was brewing over their unborn child via surrogate. That case remains unresolved.



Want more stories like this?

Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers:

sign me up

Thank you for signing up!

Behind The Scenes Of Sherri Shepherd’s Nasty Split

Share this story:

Your reaction:

blog comments powered by Disqus
advertisement

From Our Partners

From Our Partners