DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders and his ex-wife Pilar are back in court.READ MORE: Texas Restaurants Urge Fed To Make Good On Grant Funding Promises Amid Pandemic Woes
The couple’s problems have played out in a Collin County courtroom for years now. But District Judge Ray Wheless has made it very clear he wants this done… and today!
This morning Pilar walked into the courthouse first. Moments later her ex-husband and NFL network broadcaster, Deion, entered.
The former couple is in court today to work out child custody arrangements and settle a defamation suit.READ MORE: Plano Judge Orders Elmer Stewart Rhodes Remain Detained Pending Trial
Deion’s attorneys want his ex-wife to have less visitation with their three children. The defamation lawsuit includes statements Pilar made on social media accusing her ex-husband of attempted murder, child abuse, assault and other crimes.
In December of 2014, Pilar served seven days in jail, after she was found to be in contempt of court.
Judge Wheless is hoping to get a lot of the issues the pair have been fighting over by at least 5 p.m. today.
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