General Hospital News And Spoilers: New Details Of Steve Burton’s Divorce Proceedings, Sale Of The Family Home, Custody And Support Come To Light

Steve and Sheree Burton

Details surrounding Steve Burton’s divorce to wife of 22 years have been developing since early Spring. Steve Burton and ex-wife Sheree Gustin [Burton] have been making headlines as a couple since 1999, but, since early May of 2022, the couple started making headlines for an unexpected reason. 

General Hospital recaps recall Sheree shared news of her pregnancy on May 4th. Her Instagram announcement caught the attention of eagle eyed writers here at General Hospital Blog. GH Blog ran with the story, sharing the exciting news. However, very soon after, GH Blog updated the news regarding Steve and Sheree. As it turned out, Steve Burton took to social media to make things clear. He revealed Sheree’s pregnancy was her own with another man and that the two were separated. Devastated fans rushed to their keyboards to support Steve. Some played Switzerland, not taking sides, as no one really knows what goes on between two people in their own home.

Details of Steve Burton’s Divorce Proceedings

General Hospital spoilers reveal Steve filed for divorce a couple months later. GH news reveals sources close to the couple admit Steve and Sheree’s breakup has been in the works for some time. Their relationship was struggling, and the ultimate end was inevitable.

GH news and spoilers reveal Steve has demanded joint custody with soon to be ex-wife, Sheree, and has requested to be exempt from paying spousal support. His reasons for refusing to provide spousal support is a result of his wife’s pregnancy by another man.

Reports from People confirm Sheree did not sign a prenup before wedding the daytime soap star. Steve has motioned all separate items acquired by him during the marriage and after their separation be awarded to him. The actor also requests all items considered gifts or inheritance be declared his.

The sale of the Burton family home closed on May 25th, 2022, following news of Sheree’s pregnancy. Located in Corona Del Mar, the 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 1,827 sq. ft. condo sold for $3.2 million.

Moving Forward

After Steve’s GH exit as Jason Morgan, the iconic daytime star joined the cast of Days Of Our Lives: Beyond Salem. We wish Steve and his entire family the very best as they go through this difficult time. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

Marie is an avid General Hospital fan. Her passion for writing and the compelling nature of the storylines is a perfect equation for writing a GH blog. Micki has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oakland University and spends time writing poetry and song lyrics.