Track Palin divorce: Sarah Palin’s oldest son files for divorce with wife after 18 months of marriage

By on Dec 13, 2012 in Lifestyle, United States Comments

Track Palin, Sarah Palin‘s oldest son, filed for divorce with his wife, Britta Hanson, after being married for only 18 months. Track married her high school sweetheart Britta last May 2011, and had a daughter named Kyla Grace Palin, who was born on August 6, 2011, or around three months after the wedding.

Track Palin Britta Hanson

Track Palin and Britta Hanson
Image Credit: The Palin Family via People

As noted at TMZ on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, Track and Britta jointly filed the divorce papers in a court in Alaska, suggesting that issues on property division and child custody, including child support, have been settled. It was also confirmed by E! News, noting that the divorce was filed on Saturday, December 1.

On a separate report by TMZ today, Thursday, December 13, divorce documents revealed that Track, an Army reservist, will get the $30,000 Wells Fargo bank account and $500 worth of tools, and a $1,000 gun collection. On the other hand, Britta will be her $2,500 bank account and her $4,000 in jewelry.

In addition, Track, who is a commercial fisherman and reportedly makes $42,800 a year, has agreed to pay $642 a month in child support. The former couple has also agreed to split any other child-related expenses, including medical and travel, TMZ noted. Sarah Palin‘s oldest son plans to study at the University of Alaska.

“Our families couldn’t be happier! These are two hard working, humble, active, studious young adults who grew up together.” A joint statement from both families was quoted at People right after the wedding of Track and Britta, with the ceremony held in Hatcher Pass, Alaska.

Sarah Palin and husband Todd Palin have four other children; Bristol, who gave birth to a baby boy named Tripp back in 2008 with her former fiance Levi Johnston; Willow, 16; Piper, 10, and a 4-year-old boy Tig, whom the former Alaska governor confirmed of having prenatally diagnosed with Down syndrome.

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