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Mel Gibson Custody War -- No Decision

11/23/2010 9:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The judge in the Mel Gibson/Oksana Grigorieva custody battle royale will not make any decision on changing custody ... until December at the earliest.

Mel Gibson Custody Battle
The hearing is over for the day and no decision has been reached.

Oksana was on the stand for a good part of the day, as well as her mother.  We do not believe Mel testified.

Oksana was grilled about going to the media to tell her story ... and whether she felt that was in the best interest of Lucia.

As we first reported, Mel (pictured above leaving court) wants to strip Oksana of custody and overnights with the baby.  He also wants a monitor for visitation between Oksana and Lucia.  Mel wants the new order for 6 months.

112010_oksana_grigorieva_videoJudge Scott Gordon will pick up testimony sometime in December.


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No video of Miss Oksana leaving?

1340 days ago

Jade evergreen    

Just stay cool Mel and stay strong think about your children and your true friends

1340 days ago


Judge Gordon cannot make a ruling if ALL of the evidence is not in. If he would have made a ruling today without hearing all of the evidence, then he would have been in some trouble.

This is good, and I think the evidence will show that OG's actions have not been in the best interest of Lucia.

Posted at 5:36 PM on Nov 22, 2010 by fuddyduddy

This makes sense to me. I'm not a lawyer type but everyone is entitled to due process, right? Is that the correct term? Maybe not, I don't know. lol But it would seem that it could leave a big hole if all testimony and evidence wasn't presented. It would not be considered a fair hearing, is that correct?

Posted at 5:43 PM on Nov 22, 2010 by Shell
Hi Shell! Yes--you understand it perfectly. Judge Gordon can't issue new orders until all of the evidence is heard. The article above states that OG and her mom were on the stand, and they didn't think Mel was up. Mel's testimony needs to be heard, and also the testimony of the nanny, and anyone else they brought in. Judge Gordon has to hear the evidence from both sides before he can issue a ruling. Otherwise, he could be in some big trouble judicially if he makes a ruling based on partial evidence. He can't do that.

1340 days ago


People Magazine transcripts of ox. anybody?

1340 days ago


I hope she likes her new A-S-S-H-O-L-E when she gets it!!!

1340 days ago


I am disappointed, but....

the judge must be unbais & patient. I think he is waiting for the extortion case & he may even have to wait until the criminal cases are resolved! It will go into the New Year for sure, unless one of them messes up BIG.

When he gives custody, I believe it will be FULL custody WITHOUT visitation for one of them.

1340 days ago

Fidel's niece    

Hiya, Curious,

Maybe it did not
go so well for her today.

1340 days ago


Really got to go to bed now,have the next few days off, so maybe something more interesting comes up. ta.

1340 days ago


OFF WITH HER HEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1340 days ago


Something is up!

The judge is waiting for
extortion charges to be filed,
it will be a no brainer for him
to decide who should get Lucia.

Ok$a in jail,
Lucia with Mel -

***Team Mel***

Posted at 5:41 PM on Nov 22, 2010 by Fidel's niece

Fidel's Niece Yeah, in bright orange prison jumpsuit - shall we say oh, um, Christmas Eve as a prezzie for Mel lol!!

Curious Hiya, you're right the people who were giving evidence today were only the one's due to testify anyway after the last court appearance!! Let's hope by December the FBI, the LASD and the DA finally make a decision lol!!
There must be enough evidence, as well as boring useless c r a p to work through on her laptop etc, and it takes weeks to do a forensic check on any computer hard drive!! There has to be a decision after all of this if only to justify the FBI/LASD thousands of hours and dollars input on the case - if there were no merit to it, no way they are spending that on the case lol!! Wonder if the LK tape can now be brought into the dv and extortion case investigation too, since the LASD seized all paperwork for the child custody case to check in the extortion case hm lol!!!

Btw Anyone seen yet that Charlie Sheen is suing the porn star for attempted extortion of $1 million lol!! Plus a whole list of things lol! Isn't nice to see two of GA (the embalmed one)'s accomplices being investigated for extortion at the same time lol!! Puhlease karma, bite her in the ass lol!

1340 days ago

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

Why wait until Dec? Why not finish hearing evidence tomorrow, next week even? No reason to wait so long. :(

1340 days ago


the last I heard freedom of speech is a universal right, not just in the USA. .

Posted at 5:44 PM on Nov 22, 2010 by irish35
You need to get out more often if you believe that. Also, your rights end when mine start, not ours specficially, but the point is that you cannot use your rights to tread on others.

1340 days ago


Fidel's Niece -
Hiya :)

I'm guessing it didn't if Miss Oksana didn't even show her face.

Got a huge grin on my face at the moment. lol

1340 days ago


This does not bode well for Oksana.

Judge Gordon still needs to hear Mel's testimony to make a decision.

He can't make a decision based only on OG's testimony and her mother's.

Need Mel's testimony and the nanny, etc.

Posted at 5:30 PM on Nov 22, 2010 by fuddyduddy

Didn't Mel already testify during the last hearing?

Posted at 5:40 PM on Nov 22, 2010 by Confused
Confused, Mel did provide testimony during the last hearing, BUT he has provided testimony since OG was on LKL and since she interferred with custody. Those will be matters that Mel will provide testimony for now, I would think.

1340 days ago


here is people Mary

1340 days ago
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