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Katie Holmes Divorce Settlement Finalized, Sole Custody Granted, No Scientology [DETAILS]

With no long drawn out battle, a New York judge signed off on the divorce case for Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise on Monday, Aug. 21, a source confirmed to People. The official divorce came only seven weeks after Holmes, 33, initially filed the paperwork, just days before Cruise's 50th birthday.

By Shiryn Ghermezian, EnStars on Aug 23, 2012 01:54 PM EDT
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With no long drawn out battle, a New York judge signed off on the divorce case for Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise on Monday, Aug. 21, a source confirmed to People.

The official divorce came only seven weeks after Holmes, 33, initially filed the paperwork, just days before Cruise's 50th birthday. The final settlement stated that Holmes gets sole custody of their daughter, 6-year-old Suri, with Cruise having "meaningful' visitation rights. The couple had a prenuptial agreement. Yahoo! added Holmes now has control over where Suri would go to school and how she would be raised, with the actress not choosing Scientology as a main pathway to follow in her daughter's upbringing.

The magazine reported that Suri will start private school near her new home in Manhattan, while in the past, her parents chose to home-school her.

"Tom is very happy and relieved that he is moving forward," a source close to Cruise told E! News. "His priority is being a good father, and this settlement will make sure that continues."

The couple married in Italy five years ago. They are reported to remain on amicable terms for the sake of their daughter; the two will continue to speak as Suri will live full-time with Holmes, but still be able to see her father plenty.

In July, Cruise treated Suri to a trip to the Hamptons and Disney World, where they were photographed smiling and enjoying some father-daughter bonding time. Suri was spotted wearing a "Little Mermaid" Ariel costume while walking in the park with her father.

Suri is currently living full-time in Manhattan, NY, with Holmes, who had said in an interview that she hopes to give her daughter a new lifestyle with "that sort of stability and consistency in her life."

Cruise is reportedly still living in his California mansion. The divorce ended Holmes' first marriage, while Cruise was previously married to Nicole Kidman and before that to Mimi Rogers.

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