Ohio fans of singer Madonna may be surprised to learn that her 15-year-old son has expressed the desire to remain with his father rather than returning to his mother after the Christmas holidays. Madonna lives in New York, and her ex-husband, film director Guy Ritchie, lives in London. The teenager initiated litigation on Dec. 21 regarding his desire to remain with his father, but he did so in the United Kingdom. A New York Supreme court justice has said that New York has jurisdiction in this case.
On Dec. 23, Madonna and her attorney attending a hearing in New York in which the justice said that the teenager had to return to the United States and to his mother. Once he arrives, he will have access to a court-appointed attorney.