Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are headed to court early next month as the estranged movie stars battle each other over the custody of their six children.
A custody trial date has been set for Dec. 4, according to court documents obtained by NBC News. A location for the hearing has not yet been determined.
In the documents, filed Monday in Superior Court of California, Jolie and Pitt extended the appointment of Judge Ouderkirk as a temporary judge through June 30.
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Ouderkirk, a retired Los Angeles judge, will hear and determine all pre-trial issues, requests and motions as well as preside over the custody trial, according to the documents.
Jolie, 43, filed for divorce from Pitt, 54, in September 2016 after two years of marriage citing irreconcilable differences.