Brad Pitt Agrees To Therapy And Drug Tests In Custody Battle

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have agreed to a temporary custody deal proposed by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.

Jolie was reportedly seeking full physical custody after Pitt allegedly lunged and made contact with their eldest son Maddox. Angelina has agreed to the deal in an effort to “heal” her family and children in this difficult time, according to TMZ.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie with their children. (Photo: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

(Photo: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

The DCFS reportedly offered their recommendation to the couple who were faced with the decision to either take it, or fight it out in court, TMZ reports. Brad and Angelina both agreed to the DCFS proposition.

The deal awards Jolie with full physical custody of the couple’s six children. Pitt is allowed visitations with the kids with some limitations. (RELATED: Here’s The Woman Reportedly Linked To Brad Pitt)

According to the deal, a therapist will be present at Brad’s initial visitation and can either award him “subsequent unmonitored visits or insist on being present” whenever he visits the kids, TMZ reports.

Pitt has also agreed to submit to random drug and alcohol testing. He has already completed his first test that came back negative for both drugs and alcohol, according to TMZ.

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt fashion statement "Einstein was a refugee" t-shirt with mom Angelina Jolie and siblings, Pax, and Zahara, at LAX airport

Jolie with Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and Maddox. (Photo: Splash News)

The DCFS deal also requires Pitt and Jolie to undergo individual counseling sessions. In addition to the individual sessions, Brad and Angelina will also have family counseling sessions with their six children. (RELATED: 13 Photos Of The Forever Stunning Jennifer Aniston)

The deal is only temporary and will last another three weeks, after which the DCFS could reevaluate the situation or turn matters over to the court.