Dirk Lance -- the original bassist for the band Incubus -- is about to be a single man ... his wife is pulling the plug on their 7-year marriage.
According to court docs filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Lance's wife -- Emily Felz Hansen -- claims the couple separated on August 15 ... and blames the split on irreconcilable differences.
Lance -- real name Alex Katunich -- married Emily back in 2004 ... they have a 1-year-old daughter together. Emily is asking for joint legal custody of the child. She also wants primary physical custody ... with Dirk getting visitation rights.
The docs show Emily is also asking for Alex to foot her legal bills.
Lance first joined Incubus in 1991 ... and played with the band until 2003, playing on 5 of their albums including the monster hit "Morning View."
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.