Piece by piece, Kelly Clarkson is persevering with to maneuver on from Brandon Blackstock.

The American Idol alum, who filed for divorce from her estranged husband in June 2020, has formally requested to have her maiden title, Clarkson, restored. In an Aug. 5 petition, obtained by E! Information, not solely did the celebrity singer request the title change, however she additionally requested the choose to terminate her marital standing and declare her divorced whereas they work to settle different features of their break up.

“This declaration is just for the termination of marital or home companion standing,” it reads. “I ask the courtroom to order jurisdiction over aII different points not requested on this declaration for Iater willpower.”

In her preliminary divorce submitting, Clarkson, who was married to Blackstock for almost seven years, cited irreconcilable variations for the explanation for his or her breakup. Earlier this month, she was ordered to pay Blackstock $150,000 per thirty days in short-term spousal support and $45,601 per thirty days in youngster assist, based on paperwork obtained by E! Information.