DeAnna Pappas Finalizes Divorce With Unique Custody Settlement

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Former Bachelorette DeAnna Pappas has reached a unique custody agreement with her ex-husband. Now that the agreement has been reached, their divorce is officially finalized. She was married to Stephen Stagliano for eleven years before filing for divorce in January 2023. What are the stipulations of their divorce and custody agreement regarding their two children? Keep reading to find out more.

DeAnna Pappas And Stephen Stagliano Reach Custody Agreement

Former Bachelor DeAnna Pappas and Stephen Stagliano are officially divorced after eleven years of marriage. The filings were initially made by DeAnna in January 2023. At the time she cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason.

Now, after more than a year, DeAnna and Stephen are officially divorced per InTouch WeeklyAccording to the news outlet, the former couple finally reached a custody agreement. Initially, she was filing for full custody of their two children. She also requested spousal support. Plus, DeAnna wanted Stephen’s right to collect support be terminated.

Months later, they finally agreed on joint custody of their kids. Per the divorce agreement, there would be drinking restrictions. The divorce papers read, “Neither party shall drink alcohol in excess of the legal limit during their custody periods, or have a child and/or children in their custody and control when being intoxicated.”

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DeAnna and Stephen also agreed not to consume narcotics 12 hours prior to getting their children or while they have supervision over them.

There was more listed in the divorce decree as well. Stephen is ordered to pay DeAnna $1k a month in child support. He will also pay an additional $1,500 a month in spousal support. The exes agreed to split uninsured healthcare-related costs and education expenses for their children. Stephen also agreed to pay DeAnna 5% of the net sale proceeds from a company he started after their split.

Other factors in the divorce settlement included DeAnna being able to keep several bank accounts and her jewelry collection. Stephen was allowed to hold on to a 2013 Kia Soul, his watch collection, and several retirement accounts in his name.


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The Way They Were

DeAnna Pappas and Stephen Stagliano met through The Bachelorette. His brother actually appeared on the show. This is how they were introduced.

Just before filing for divorce, DeAnna released a statement about their separation. At the time she said, “We have been working hard for a long time — both as a married couple & as individuals — & have come to the conclusion to remain separate.”

What do you think about DeAnna and Stephen’s divorce agreement?

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Jamie Colclasure

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