updated 12/04/2013 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 12/04/2013 AT 5:35 PM ET
The X Factor judge’s girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, finalized her divorce from Andrew Silverman in New York Civil Court on Wednesday, PEOPLE confirms.
She also has a 7-year-old son with her ex.
“I am committed to sorting things out with Andrew as amicably as possible to ensure the well-being of our son,” she said at the time of her settlement.
Cowell has purchased an engagement ring and may pop the question over the upcoming holidays, a source told PEOPLE in November.