ordered Rocco Ritchie, the 15-year-old son of Madonna and film director
Guy Ritchie to return to the US from London, according to NY Daily
News. Madonna and Ritchie divorced in 2008.
expressed very clearly that he does not want to return to New York," Ritchie's
lawyer Eric Buckley said.
"Has he prevented the child from returning to
the U.S.?" Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Deborah Kaplan asked.
yes," Buckley replied.
"I'm granting you all the relief you have
requested," Kaplan told Madonna, who cracked a smile and nodded. "I'm directing
the child to be returned to New York. If he wants to stay with his father, he
must return to his mother."
ordered that both parents not discuss the legal proceedings with their son. Kaplan
said Rocco will receive his own court appointed attorney to revisit his
decision of which parent he prefers to live with.