Todd and Julie Chrisley Break Silence on Chloe Custody Drama

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Heartbroken. Todd and Julie Chrisley broke their silence over the drama surrounding the custody of their adopted daughter, Chloe, after the couple was sentenced to jail for fraud.

“Todd and Julie are saddened by the unlucky and deceptive narrative presently being portrayed within the media relating to Chloe,” the couple stated in a press release to Individuals on Wednesday, December 7.

Earlier this month, information broke that Chloe’s organic mom, Angela Johnson, is making an attempt to regain custody of her 10-year-old daughter following the Todd and Julie’s current convictions. Chloe’s organic father is Todd’s eldest son, Kyle Chrisley, whom he shares with ex-wife Teresa Terry. (The exes additionally share daughter Lindsie, 33.)

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Kyle, 31, misplaced custody in 2013 after getting arrested and charged with assault. Johnson, for her half, had shared custody of the little woman with Todd and Julie in 2014, however two years later, she was arrested for allegedly defrauding Medicaid and meals stamps, which is when Todd, 53, and Julie, 49, formally took over.

The TV personalities, who wed in 1996, legally adopted their granddaughter in 2016. Johnson, nonetheless, is now claiming she was “pushed out” of Chloe’s life and needs her again.

The Chrisley Is aware of Greatest stars’ lawyer Jessica Doyle, who they labored with throughout Chloe’s adoption, revealed in a press release on Tuesday that Johnson’s claims are “merely not legally appropriate and even legitimate.”

The household legislation legal professional defined that she is aware of firsthand that Todd and Julie have correct custody of Chloe. (The duo additionally share three kids of their very own: Chase, 26, Savannah, 25, and Grayson, 16.)

“I dealt with the formal adoption of Chloe by Todd and Julie Chrisley. Angela Johnson’s parental rights have been terminated when she voluntarily surrendered her parental rights to Todd and Julie Chrisley on March 24, 2017,” Doyle stated. “She has had no contact with the minor youngster since 2015.”

The lawyer identified that the previous USA Community stars “don’t simply have custody of Chloe,” they’re her “authorized mother and father by adoption.”

Todd and Julie made headlines in 2019 once they have been indicted after being accused tax evasion. The couple was discovered responsible in June on all prices, together with tax evasion, financial institution and wire fraud and conspiracy. The true property mogul was sentenced to 12 years in jail whereas his spouse should serve seven years.

Amid their authorized woes, Johnson got here ahead and instructed TMZ on Monday, December 5, that she was “within the course of” of submitting paperwork to regain custody of her daughter. “I would like her dwelling,” Johnson stated on the time. “She deserves to be dwelling.”