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Denise: Something's Wrong in Charlie's House

7/17/2008 4:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Denise Richards went to court this morning, asking the custody judge for an emergency order restricting Charlie Sheen's access to their kids.

Denise and her powerhouse lawyer, Neal Hersh, went into a closed emergency hearing today. We're told they told the judge there's a serious issue in Charlie's home that could have an adverse impact on the kids. The issue, we're told, is psychological and Denise wants professionals to evaluate things. In the meantime, she doesn't want her kids hanging around there.

Our spies say the judge, who's sitting in for the regular judge on the case who is on vacation, put the matter off until Monday.

Hersh told TMZ outside court, "These are serious issues regarding the children. I would hope we will be graced by Charlie Sheen's presence in court on Monday -- if he takes these matters seriously regarding his children, like Denise does."

UPDATE: Marty Singer, Charlie's lawyer, tells TMZ the judge made it clear she would deny Hersh's motion and only then did Hersh ask to withdraw his legal papers so he could re-file with a different judge on Monday. Singer added, "It's clear Mr. Hersh went forum shopping because he knew this judge was going to deny his relief ... It is most unfortunate that Denise Richards and her attorney are desperately trying to deprive Charlie Sheen of visitation with his children, and at the same time obviously trying to create a media circus designed to help publicize her reality show."

UPDATE: Neal Hersh, attorney for Denise Richards, responded to TMZ saying, "It is true that Judge Steinberg did not grant the emergency orders requested by Ms. Richards today. However, Judge Steinberg realized that Judge Silberman, who is on vacation, has more knowledge regarding the issues present in this case and therefore decided to defer a decision on the issues presented by Ms. Richards ex parte application to Judge Silberman. Mr. Singer knows better. This was not a matter of forum shopping. If Judge Steinberg wanted to deny Ms. Richards' requests out of hand she would have done so. She deferred a decision to Judge Silberman who is the Judge assigned to this case. In any event, on Monday, there will be an emergency hearing on the issues raised by Ms. Richards today."
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31.

carole boyles    

Denise is the rotten one, can't forget she went out with Heather Locklears Richie.

2198 days ago
32.

tik    

Denis is a "wack" job. She's using her children and seriously harming them emotionally and mentally. Let dad be dad and mom be mom!!! I hate to be a female and embarrased by the actions of another female. The issue is Charlie is happy, married and the children love their step mother - Denis can't take it!!! These poor kids are going to be so messed up!!! I've been through a similar situation, the courts, psycholigist, etc...all because my husband's ex was jealous...Guess what the child is now 14 weighs 240lbs and is a MESS into drugs and everything. Denise for the love of God LET GO and let your children enjoy their lives...find another BFF's husband to steal or some other drama. IN PSYCHOLOGY this is called "child allienation."

2198 days ago
33.

al loanese    

SEE THE BITCH IS AT IT AGAIN..........HOPE CHARLIE TEACHES THIS WHORE A LESSON...SEEMS LIKE SHE LIKE A PUBLIC BATTLE...DUMB AZZ WHORE..CHARLIE NEEDS TO GET THIS LOW LIFE SKANK OUTTA HIS KIDS LIFE. PUBLICITY SKANK AT IT AGAIN. DENISE NEEDS TO GO DIE IN SOME CORNER.

2198 days ago
34.

Flash    

She pimps them out on reality tv and thinks Charlie's bad? She would sell them on ebay for $1000.00...

2198 days ago
35.

Redheada    

A reasonable attorney and/or Court would not give her the time of day if it is random complaints with no justification (or as many say for ratings). Remember they are used to bitter divorces/custody battles with all kinds of crazy allegations and unfortunately where there is smoke there usually is a fire. There definitely appears to be something to this issue. I would say as much as people may dislike Denise, Charlie is the one with lurid past so regardless of our opinions I would say there are issues there......

2198 days ago
36.

Chewi    

Blah, blah, blah...here we go again. Denise is such a drama queen. Ratings must be really bad for her stupid show. Not getting enough press lately, Denise?

2198 days ago
37.

tik    

Best thing Charlie and the wife can do is "nothing." Don't react to her games/drama. This could turn on her, let her spin her evil webs and then you get custody of the kids while she's in a psych ward.

2198 days ago
38.

DS    

Soooomebody should be diagnosed with permajudiciary syndrome...

2198 days ago
39.

jk    

Grow up Denise! Move on with your life>

2198 days ago
40.

GypsyLaura    

Charlie Sheen paid for prostitutes which should be legal anyway. At least it is not like cheating with your best friend's husband.
Sorry. no fan of Charile's and I hate women who mess over their friends and cheat with their men.
The kids should be yanked.

2198 days ago
41.

TJ    

Well, I hope Charlie had fun with her. Because it looks like he's going to be paying for that hot piece of a$$ the rest of his life.

2198 days ago
42.

sheesh    

Charlie, get custody quick! I think Denise will be shaving her head soon.

2198 days ago
43.

Annie    

Denise is psycho! I used to think it was Charlie...but after seeing her show, her behavior, her mouth...the kids are far better off to be with Charlie and his new wife! Poor kids to have such a trashy mom...hope the judge sees thru her drama and lets Charlie see the kids as often as he wants. I'm all for Charlie...

2198 days ago
44.

ChanelShades    

Please tell me when are they going to have HER committed?????

2198 days ago
45.

lululatrue    

What is wrong with these two...how can love turn so bad....I think the kids should be taken away from both of them.

2198 days ago
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