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Jesse James & Janine Lindemulder Custody Battle Continues

Jesse James, the "Monster Garage" host and onetime husband of Oscar-winning actor Sandra Bullock, is still in a dispute with ex-wife and porn actress Janine Lindemulder, according to the Beverly Hills Courier. Orange County Superior Court Judge David Belz is taking over the case and said he intends to speed things up:

"It's not going to drag on because I'm going to step on the pedal."

The judge, who is new to the case, set a hearing for Nov. 17 in order to familiarize himself with the parties and their disputes. After Janine Lindemulder's attorney told the judge that Jesse James had violated visitation orders, he told Jesse James' lawyer to "fix the problems" before they meet again.

Richard Masson, Janine Lindemulder's attorney, claims her ex is not paying his legal bills and said he has denied his client's visitation with 6-year-old daughter Sunny. John Schilling, Jesse James' lawyer, insisted that his client has paid to fly her to his Texas home so she could spend time with Sunny.

Like most divorce and custody cases, there are plenty of back-and-forth arguments and denials in this one. That just goes to show the importance of having a skilled and effective Georgia family law attorney by your side.

John Schilling also told the judge that Janine Lindemulder gets regular phone calls with Sunny. But Richard Masson said the only reason his client went to Texas is to make it more convenient for the child, although the court order requires Jesse James to let Sunny stay with her mom in Costa Mesa for two-thirds of summer vacations and during holidays.

Richard Masson is considering a contempt of court motion against Jesse James, while John Schilling is trying to move the case to Texas from California.

As with any emotionally tense and heated legal battle, it makes sense to find a top-notch Atlanta family law attorney when seeking custody of your child.

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