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Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence Agree to Finalize Divorce
Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence have reached an agreement over the terms of their divorce. The ex-spouses have agreed to share their two residences equally in the divorce, with each party maintaining one of their two homes. According to the paperwork acquired by PEOPLE, further discussion is required to determine whether Burke, 38, or Lawrence, 42, will keep their dog Ysabella.
The records also state that neither party requested spousal support and that the couple intends to honor their premarital agreement. Lawrence and Burke’s representatives did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
Matthew Lawrence Responds to Cheryl Burke’s Divorce Filing, Requests Spousal Support Termination. Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence Burke filed for divorce from Lawrence in February, citing the date of separation as Jan. 7. The filing stated that the split was caused by irreconcilable differences.
Cheryl Burke Slams Unidentified Cheating Ex on TikTok After Discovering ‘Viagra’ and a ‘Hidden’ Necklace. The Dancing with the Stars pro has been open about her healing process following the separation. In March, she posted on Instagram about reconnecting with herself.
“I’ve found that anytime I am at a place in my life where I have some major emotions to handle, the best thing for me to do is spend some time alone – except being with [my dog] Ysa, of course, but I honestly feel like she is a part of me, so she doesn’t count,” Burke began her post. “To be honest, truly feeling my feelings is new to me.”
Burke, who has been clean for four years, added that she has spent much of her life attempting to “numb” emotions rather than feeling them. She also revealed that as a single woman, she had returned to her wedding destination for a reflective vacation.
The Boy Meets World alum has yet to officially comment on the split. Never miss a story again — subscribe to PEOPLE’s free daily newsletter to receive the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to intriguing human interest stories.
Burke stated in July that she is ready to resume dating. She stated on an edition of her Burke in the Game podcast that she is “interested” in what is out there. That doesn’t mean I’m ready to sign up for Raya or any of these dating apps just yet. I absolutely want to begin meeting new people “She stated. “That obviously means I’ll have to start getting out of my comfort zone and out of this place. It piques one’s interest.”