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The estranged couple both appear for their first divorce hearing – but don't speak

By Sharon Cotliar and Kathy Ehrich Dowd
Updated November 09, 2006 03:20 PM
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Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook faced each other in court for the first time in their divorce case Wednesday.

The estranged couple reached an amicable agreement regarding visitation of their children, Jack, 11, and Sailor, 8 – but the pair never spoke or even glanced in the other’s direction during the two-hour meeting in Suffolk County Supreme Court.

“They have reached a temporary resolution of visitation through February,” Cook’s attorney Norman Sheresky told PEOPLE. “Everyone was happy with that agreement.”

Brinkley, 52, and Cook, 47, also agreed to a judicial order requiring them not to make disparaging remarks about the other or discuss the divorce in front of their kids. Since announcing their split on July 11, Brinkley has not commented publicly on Cook’s affair with a then 18-year-old assistant, which ended their 10-year marriage.

“They’re hoping to reach a resolution that spares the children and themselves any further anguish,” said Sheresky.

Lawyers for the couple did not, however, discuss whether they are close to reaching a divorce settlement. “It’s really too early to say they’ve reached any kind of resolution,” said Sheresky.

Brinkley’s attorney, Eleanor Alter, declined to comment.