She is a force to be reckoned with on the stage and behind the judging panel on American Idol.
But in the courtroom, despite usually getting what she wants, Jennifer Lopez is now at the mercy of a judge.
The 42-year-old singer has asked a judge for permission to take her children on tour.
Legal problems: Jennifer Lopez faces legal issues as she asks a judge for permission to take her and ex-Marc Anthony's twins with her on tour
J-Lo will embark on a series of concerts with Enrique Iglesias this year, but faces legal problems with her four-year-old twins Max and Emme accompanying her.
After her fellow performer and father of her children, Marc Anthony, filed for divorce in April, a court ordered that their offspring should not cross the border of California without prior permission.
Now Jennifer and 43-year-old Marc will both be outside of the state as he kicks of his own gig dates in August, according to TMZ.
Her pride and joy: The singer wants to take four-year-old twins Max and Emme on the road with her
The What To Expect When You're Expecting star has filed documents asking for and her estranged husband to arrange shared custody schedule for the duration of them being away from home between themselves.
However the parents won't find out the court's decision until briefly before they are due to travel.
A court hearing has been arranged for June 26 and Jennifer's tour with Enrique begins in July.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2143284/Jennifer-Lopez-faces-legal-issues-asks-judge-permission-ex-Marc-Anthonys-twins-tour.html#ixzz1ullfLpX7