Jon and Kate Finalize Details of Split

She gets primary custody; he doesn't object
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 22, 2009 3:27 PM CST
The photo released by TLC shows the Gosselin family posing for a photo at a party to celebrate the sextuplets' fifth birthday. Kate is at left, Jon at far right.   (AP Photo/TLC, Michael Pilla)
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(Newser) – On the eve of the Jon and Kate Plus 8 series finale—good timing!—the battling Gosselins have worked out the details of their divorce. Kate was awarded primary custody at a mediation hearing yesterday, and Jon didn't object, a source tells People. "Kate is just relieved that a very painful chapter of her life is nearly over," says the source, "and she is looking forward to building a better, brighter future for herself and her kids."