Tuesday 26 September 2017

Kate Hudson facing court date with ex-husband Chris Robinson over custody of son Ryder (13)

Musician Chris Robinson and Kate Hudson arrive at the premiere of
Musician Chris Robinson and Kate Hudson arrive at the premiere of "Skeleton Key" at Universal Studios Cinema at Universal CityWalk on August 2, 2005 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Kate Hudson arriving at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA.
Kate Hudson arriving at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA.
Actor Kate Hudson attends the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actor Kate Hudson attends the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actress Kate Hudson at the Oscars Vanity Fair Party. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Actress Kate Hudson at the Oscars Vanity Fair Party. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Actress Kate Hudson at the Oscars Vanity Fair Party. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Actress Kate Hudson attends the Fifth Annual Baby2Baby Gala, Presented By John Paul Mitchell Systems at 3LABS on November 12, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)
Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson arrive at the premiere of "Skeleton Key" at Universal Studios Cinema at Universal City Walk on August 2, 2005 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson arrive at the screening of the James Ivory film "Le Divorce" at the 60th Venice Film Festival August 31, 2003 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson arrive at the screening of the James Ivory film "Le Divorce" at the 60th Venice Film Festival August 31, 2003 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson attend the New York Premiere of "Le Divorce" at the Paris Theatre August 5, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson attend the after-party for "Le Divorce" at the Armand Hammer Museum on July 29, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson

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Actress Kate Hudson is facing a court interview after her ex-husband Chris Robinson filed papers to re-evaluate the parenting terms for their 13-year-old son.

The couple divorced in 2007, after seven years of marriage, and agreed to share joint custody of young Ryder, who was just two at the time of the split in 2006.

Kate and rocker Chris remained on good terms after their break-up, but now it appears the Black Crowes frontman isn't completely happy with their custody arrangements.

According to DailyMail.com, Chris initially filed legal papers in California's Superior Court last summer to revisit the custody issue, and the judge appointed to the case set a date of June 21, 2016 for the two parties to reach a settlement.

Actor Kate Hudson attends the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Actor Kate Hudson attends the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

However, new developments in the legal matter suggest the actress and her ex could not agree on revised terms, and a court evaluator has since been appointed to review the situation.

As part of the case, Kate and Chris will submit to interviews with the official and allow their son to be quizzed by a court-appointed expert, too.

"The evaluator shall perform a child custody evaluation and issue a written report and make recommendations for use by the parents and the Court in developing a parenting plan that addresses legal custody and physical custody, including where the child shall reside and visitation orders based upon the best interests of the child," the papers state.

Hudson, 37, has been ordered to cover the costs of the evaluation, and had to put down a fee deposit of $7,500 shortly after agreeing to the court process in early February.

Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson arrive at the screening of the James Ivory film
Actress Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson arrive at the screening of the James Ivory film "Le Divorce" at the 60th Venice Film Festival August 31, 2003 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

The evaluator has been granted access to the stars' health and medical records, and the exes have made no objections to potential drugs, alcohol, and psychological testing if deemed necessary, reports the Mail.

A new deadline for a settlement in the custody case has been set for 30 June.

The former couple has yet to comment on the legal proceedings.

Kate is also mother to five-year-old son Bingham, with her ex-fiance Matt Bellamy.

Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson
Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson

They split in 2014 and have also remained on good terms to co-parent their boy.

Meanwhile, Robinson, 50, has since found love with third wife Allison Bridges, the mother of his young daughter Cheyenne.

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