Sheen gives up custody of children with Denise Richards

Updated: May 06, 2010, 08:57 AM IST

Los Angeles: Charlie Sheen has surrendered legal custody of his two children with ex-wife Denise Richards.

The "Two and A Half Men" star has been embroiled in a bitter custody battle over daughters - six-year-old Sam and four-year-old Lola Rose - since divorcing Richards in 2006.

The pair called a truce by celebrating New Year`s Eve together with an intimate family gathering at the actress` home in Los Angeles.

Sheen and Richards have both signed a written document giving full legal custody to the "Wild Things" actress, reports

Richards was seeking full custody following Sheen`s marital problems with current wife Brooke Mueller.