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Ex 'Dr. 90210' Docs

Kids Split Up in Nasty Custody War

11/1/2013 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Two prominent Beverly Hills doctors once featured on "Dr. 90210" are locked in a child custody war involving wild allegations of abuse -- and it all comes to a head this morning ... as the 3 youngest kids will be separated from their older brother ... TMZ has learned.

Plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Evans and dermatologist Dr. Susan Evans' nasty divorce took a dark turn last month when their oldest child filed legal docs, accusing his father of sexually abusing his younger siblings.

According to a request for a temporary restraining order, filed by Brian and Susan's 12-year-old son on Oct. 15 ... Brian touched his 6-year-old son's penis -- and also touched the genitals of their 8-year-old twin daughters.

Further, the eldest son claims Brian "hit me in the face, dragged me for 2 rooms" and threatened to kill the kids and their mom. According to the TRO request, this went down in Oct. 2012 ... a full year before the TRO was filed.

Brian's attorney Errol Gordon tells TMZ ... they not only deny the allegations, but say authorities investigated and disproved them.

In fact, on Oct. 24 the court issued a major modification of child custody ... granting Brian legal custody of all 4 children, and physical custody of the three youngest ones. The handoff is scheduled to happen this morning in L.A. County Family court.

The order also prohibits Susan from having any contact -- "in person, by telephone, text, email, or otherwise" -- with the 3 kids for the next 30 days. The oldest son will continue living with Susan.

After the 30 days, Susan can have 4 monitored visits with the kids -- but no overnights -- and a month after that ... she can ask to modify the custody order.

Sources connected to Susan tell us she is perplexed as to why the judge ordered such a drastic change ... especially in the wake of her son's allegations of abuse.


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I'm sure this woman knows EXACTLY why the judge made the ruling he did: she got the 12-year old to lie. She's not the first parent to pull this stunt and she won't be the last. The children, including the 12-year old, are the losers in these games.

327 days ago

Not So Mad Hatter    

Dr. Brian Evans is a horrible human being who abused his wife for years. I have known of the issues in this marriage through mutual friends. He's a bully and a thug and has made it clear that he plans to destroy his soon to be ex-wife. The sexual abuse allegations I have never heard about until now. But I do not doubt that the son's claims that the father hit him and threatened to kill him are true. He is the lowest of the low and if the judge grants him full custody I fear for the safety of those children.

327 days ago


Seems that TMZ is lacking in the information department on this case. The story makes no sense. Why would a judge give the dad, who's accused of some pretty heavy stuff, custody of all the kids, and penalize the mother? Did the mother put the oldest kid up to the accusations??

327 days ago


Because that's what happens when they find allegations such as those are all lies.

327 days ago


Another lala land ruling. They never make sense.

327 days ago

Just Jay    

Because the judge called B.S. and I aware if you turning your oldest son against his father. Stop being a spiteful B and get on with your life.

327 days ago


It's called parental alienation. She shouldn't be perplexed at all.

327 days ago


Funny how sexual abuse always comes up when the mother wants to make sure the father never gets to see the kids. It's the quickest way to harm the father. The thing that made me question it the very most was apparently the father had no preference between male children and female children. It happens but not that often. I call bull**** and think that woman ought to be hauled off to jail for what is probably an out and out lie.

327 days ago


As a patient of Dr Susan I know the kids pediatrician confirmed the little girl had vaginitis twice

327 days ago

Natalie Raye Clinical Psychologist    


326 days ago

Natalie Raye Clinical Psychologist    

50,000 bench Warrant was out for Susan. But she showed up in court to told once again the custody or stays...remains ..Facts

326 days ago

evelyn smith    

I am a patient of Brian Evans and the reason Brian
got the children is because the wife lied. These children went through being examined by C.P.S. &
several other professionals I didn't rush to judgement like Susan's patients. We were not there. I love that Susan's patient is anonymous. I am not. I have gone to Susan once she was a very cold Bitch. No judge in America would give Brian these children if he had molested his son. Susan was trying the lies that women have tried for years. .it just didn't work. Does she not know that her children's friends' will read and believe these lies.
How do her friends know she is perplexed her face is pulled tighter than Joan Rivers? These kids are going to be getting on the short bus with North West if they are left with Susan. The woman who said Brian was a bully were you there. Or are you drinking Susan's Kool Aid. Sign you names if you are going to say anything negative.

326 days ago


For those of you who are not familiar with family courts, know that this is very common. Family court judges don't investigate or adjudicate sexual abuse by a father properly. They automatically say the mother is "alienating" and take her kids away and give them to the identified abuser. It's impossible to conduct the mandatory investigation (by FC 3118) in 2 weeks. The kids should have been kept away from the father until that was done. Instead they isolated the kids from the mom and the brother so they will be silenced. Sounds crazy but it happens every day. There is a cover up of sexual abuse far worse than the Catholic Church in Family Court. For more about Court Licensed Abuse go to:

326 days ago

aunt sally    

Harvey Harvey Harvey .... why don't you look into all the details and read the court docs (since you do have a JD) before automatically assuming that the allegations are lies? There are parents who abuse their children. There are adults who are survivors of that and have lots of problems. Family courts are notorious for automatically assuming the mother must be lying, and the child must be coached, because they can't imagine that a parent could ever commit these horrible acts. Unfortunately, parents can and do. Stop punishing the moms for trying to protect the children!! And all of you who are commenting -- read the whole story, not just the TMZ digest version, before passing judgement.

325 days ago

Malinda Sherwyn    

Now this very attitude allowed Jerry Sandusky and the Catholic Church to continue raping children year after year...against the grave warnings of parents and witnesses.. Think about this before you cast blame on the protectors of children. Listen to the kids.The cruelty and the automatic casting of blame on the mother in this situation is astounding. Any objective person, if they look at the video of the children being watched by bailiffs at the Court House will see upset, disturbed, anxious children being separated from from their mom and the same mother trying to calm and reassure them that they will be okay. As Court Watchers we have observed that the rulings of a Judges in matters such as this, can be very undependable, to say the least. Sometimes these custody issues are decided inappropriately before hand. Sometimes safe parents are targeted to lose their children if they stand up to protect from battery or molestation and unsafe parents are favored. Family Law and Dependency Courts are run like fiefdoms, not like real courts of law, in which decisions are made, based on the reading and consideration of hard evidence. Too often evidence of mandated reporters such as medical doctors, teachers, police detectives, rape crisis centers is suppressed, ignored, hidden, or altered and NOT ALLOWED on the Family Court Record... Too often, it is the more powerful party that wins custody of the children, based on layers and layers of hearsay, feelings and hunches...Too often the children and their pleas are not heard and they are called "liars." Victim blaming in these situations keep an entire child custody industry at work, collecting fees. According to the Center for Disease Control 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are molested in this country before the age of 18. Stranger Danger is the least of our worries, it represents less than 10% of the problem. Most molestation takes place in the family. Domestic violence and Incest is the major concern and too often the Courts ignore it, cover up evidence as vulnerable children are placed in harms way against the grave concerns and warnings of protective parents. What did this mother do to lose custody of her children? Did she commit a crime? Is she a violent person? Is she an alcoholic/drug abuser? Oh, she believed her children's disclosures of abuse...that is her crime? When the notion that the minds and bodies of children are worth protecting sinks in to the fabric of this will be a better place for kids to live.

325 days ago
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