Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie meet up twice amid contentious divorce

Reunited and it feels so … tense? Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had two in-person meetings together over the past week amid their contentious divorce, Us Weekly confirms.

A source tells Us that the Mr. & Mrs. Smith costars came face-to-face last week and again on Wednesday, January 30, at an office in Los Angeles. “They’ve had other meetings in person; this is not the first,” the source notes. “This is part of their ongoing process to work through things regarding the kids and the divorce.”

A second insider echoes, “They have established a foundation … that is enabling the process to move forward in a much more thoughtful and peaceful manner.”

Jolie, 43, filed for divorce from Pitt, 55, in September 2016 after two years of marriage and a total of 12 years together. Since then, the estranged couple have been locked in a bitter battle over custody of their six children: Maddox, 17, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 12, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 10.

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U.S. actors Brad Pitt (L) and Angelina Jolie (R), stars of the new action film "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" pose with one of the film's producers, Arnon Milchan of New Regency at the film's premiere in Los Angeles June 7, 2005. The film opens in the United States on Friday. REUTERS/Fred Prouser fsp/TC
Hollywood star Brad Pitt carries adopted son Maddox as Angelina Jolie carries adopted daughter Zahara during their stroll outside their hotel in Mumbai November 12, 2006. REUTERS/Prashanth Vishwanathan (INDIA)
Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt kiss at their table during the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 27, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
Cast member Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt arrive for the screening of the film "The Exchange" by U.S. director Clint Eastwood at the 61st Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE)
U.S. actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive with their children at Narita airport, near Tokyo, January 27, 2009. Pitt is in Japan to promote the film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". From L-R: Pax, Knox Leon (carried by Pitt), Maddox (obscured), Zahara, Vivienne Marcheline (carried by Jolie) and Shiloh. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE SEE: GM1E5BB1OIM01
Cast member Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt attend the premiere of the movie "Salt" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California July 19, 2010. The movie opens in the U.S. on July 23. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actors Brad Pitt (R) and Angelina Jolie are seen on the set of Jolie's yet untitled directorial debut in Budapest November 8, 2010. Jolie is directing her first feature film about a Serbian man and Bosnian woman who meet on the eve of the 1992-95 Bosnian war. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh (HUNGARY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Cast member Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie arrive on the red carpet for the screening of the film "The Tree of Life", by director Terrence Malick, in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 16, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. actor Brad Pitt (L) and his partner Angelina Jolie arrive at the Japan premiere of Pitt's film "Moneyball" in Tokyo November 9, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie depart at the end of the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 29, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (SAGAWARDS-SHOW)
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-ARRIVALS)
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the "Cinema for Peace 2012" charity gala during the 62nd Berlinale film festival in Berlin February 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andreas Rentz/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) SOCIETY)
An aerial view of the 17th-century Chateau Miraval, the $60 million estate which is owned by actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, is seen in the village of Correns, southern France, August 10, 2012. Rumours of a weekend wedding between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been denied by a local newspaper and local officials said they had no knowledge of any impending nuptials. Since Pitt and Jolie announced their engagement earlier this year, there have been rumours that they could tied the knot this summer at their estate. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress and Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie (R), and her partner actor Brad Pitt, look at photographs of victims of violence at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lefteris Pitarakis/Pool (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)
Cast member Brad Pitt and his fiance Angelina Jolie arrive for the premiere of the film World War Z in Berlin June 4, 2013. The movie opens in German cinemas on June 27. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Hollywood actors Brad Pitt (R) and actress Angelina Jolie (2nd L) arrive with their children Knox (2nd R), Vivienne (3rd L) and Pax (L) at Haneda international airport in Tokyo July 28, 2013. Pitt flew into Japan on Sunday with Jolie and his children to attend promotional events of his movie "World War Z". REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Hollywood actor Brad Pitt and his partner Angelina Jolie pose at the Japan premiere of his movie "World War Z" in Tokyo July 29, 2013. The movie will be screened in Japan on August 10, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino 
Angelina Jolie and partner Brad Pitt and son Maddox arrive at the 5th Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Hollywood November 16, 2013. Jolie is being honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, which is an Oscar statuette at the ceremony. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress Angelina Jolie kisses her partner, actor Brad Pitt, as she is announced recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 5th Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, California November 16, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive at the British Academy of Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett 
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive for a special Maleficent Costume Display at Kensington Palace in London May 8, 2014. "Maleficent" is the upcoming Disney film starring Jolie and Kensington Palace is the official residence of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT FASHION SOCIETY ROYALS)
Cast member Angelina Jolie waves at fans with actor Brad Pitt as they arrive at the premiere of "Maleficent" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, California May 28, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on May 30. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni 
Angelina Jolie (L) and Brad Pitt arrive at the British Academy of Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Director and cast member Angelina Jolie and her husband and co-star Brad Pitt pose at the premiere of "By the Sea" during the opening night of AFI FEST 2015 in Hollywood, California November 5, 2015. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 13. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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The drama came to a head in August 2018 when the Maleficent star claimed in court documents obtained by Us that the Vice producer “has paid no meaningful child support” since their separation. The next day, Pitt filed a response in which he alleged that he loaned $8 million to Jolie to purchase a home, in addition to $1.3 million for “the benefit of [Jolie] and the minor children.”

In the meantime, Pitt and Jolie arranged multiple temporary custody agreements. A source told Us in September 2018 that the actor is “hopeful that at the conclusion, he’ll have joint custody of the children. All Brad wants is to be a present dad and coparent with Angelina.”

The Oscar winners were both scheduled to appear in court in early December, but they managed to avoid going to trial after agreeing to a custody arrangement that Jolie’s lawyer, Samantha Bley DeJean, said was “based on the recommendations of the child custody evaluator.” A Pitt insider later told Us that the pair “will have joint physical and legal custody of the children.”

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 11: Angelina Jolie, Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, and Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt attend the premiere of Disney's 'Dumbo' at El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 11: Angelina Jolie, Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, and Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt attend the premiere of Disney's 'Dumbo' at El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 11: Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt and Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt attend the premiere of Disney's 'Dumbo' at El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
(L-R) Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, Knox Jolie-Pitt, US actress Angelina Jolie and Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt arrive for the world premiere of Disney's 'Dumbo' at El Capitan theatre on March 11, 2019 in Hollywood. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 11: Angelina Jolie, Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, and Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt attend the premiere of Disney's 'Dumbo' at El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 25: Angelina Jolie is seen with her children attending a screening of 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind' on February 25, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Nancy Rivera/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 25: Angelina Jolie with children Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt and Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt attend 'The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind' Special Screening at Crosby Street Hotel on February 25, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 21: (L-R) Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt, Prune Nourry and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt attend the Opening Night of MoMA's Doc Fortnight Premiere of Prune Nourry's Serendipity on February 21, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for Museum of Modern Art)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 21: (L-R)Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt, Rajendra Roy, and Prune Nourry attend the Opening Night of MoMA's Doc Fortnight Premiere of Prune Nourry's Serendipity on February 21, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for Museum of Modern Art)
(L-R) Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Loung Ung attend the 2018 National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
(L-R) Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Loung Ung attend the 2018 National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) Angelina Jolie attends the 2018 National Board Of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: (L-R) Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt and Loung Ung attend the 2018 National Board Of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Loung Ung attend the 2018 The National Board Of Review Annual Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Angelina Jolie attend the 2018 National Board Of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: (L-R) Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Loung Ung attend the 2018 National Board Of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Actress/filmmaker Angelina Jolie, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, human-rights activist Loung Ung and Shiloh Jolie-Pitt are seen arriving at the 2018 National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: (L-R) Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt attend the 2018 National Board Of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Angelina Jolie, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt arrives at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Pax Jolie-Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend the Netflix Golden Globes after party at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Netflix)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: 75th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: Actor/director Angelina Jolie (L) and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt arrive to the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Pax Jolie-Pitt arrive to the DGA Theater for the New York premiere of 'First They Killed My Father' on September 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Pax Jolie-Pitt arrive to the 'First They Killed My Father' afterparty at Jams on September 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
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