Kevin Costner Claim estranged wife Christine Baumgartner Charged various expensive personal items – including legal fees, cash advances and a car His Employee’ credit card without his knowledge.
in the documents received by us weekly On Friday, July 14, Costner, 68, is accused Baumgartner, 49, “charged additional attorney fees at Susan Wisner’s office on an employee’s credit card, which is traditionally used for fees at the Costner family home and paid for by the defendant” after he ” Filed its RFO for attorneys’ fees and costs.” The documents also say that Baumgartner has been “taking cash advances” on several credit cards issued “not to him but to staff members” “without his knowledge or consent.”
In addition, Costner Claim While he and his ex “had always leased their automobiles,” Baumgartner recently “purchased an expensive vehicle for personal use.” yellowstone actor Signal of The purchase, which took place before their April split, As There is evidence that Baumgartner was “planning to move out long before” she told Costner about her plans to end their marriage. (According to Costner’s lawyers, the couple’s prenuptial agreement states that Baumgartner is entitled to keep his personal vehicle in the event of a divorce.
We It was confirmed in May that Baumgartner had filed for divorce from Costner, citing irreconcilable differences, and had given April 11 as the date of separation. The pair have children Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13.
After their breakup, Costner and Baumgartner became embroiled in a strange legal battle over Costner’s The model attempts to live in her home with her children. Baumgartner argued in his filing that he did not have the funds to move out of his residence. However, a judge ruled that she must leave the shared home by the end of July.
While Baumgartner initially sought $248,000 a month in child support to raise the children in the same lifestyle, Costner has alleged in court documents. We Last month he could not afford the specified amount as he would once “earn much less in 2023”. yellowstone comes to an end.
A judge later ruled on Tuesday, July 11, that Costner would pay Baumgartner $129,755 per month in child support. He also owes $200,000 in attorneys’ fees and $100,000 in forensic costs. While Costner was not in court for the verdict due to a pre-planned trip to British Columbia with the former couple’s children, Costner’s attorney addressed the shared custody agreement between the two, saying, “The children are teenagers and are in the custody of their home and family.” Can come and go.” Once there he found a new abode in Christine’s house.
A recent source said that despite the settlement of the child support case We Things could get more contentious between the two. “For Kevin, it’s pretty cut-and-dry,” the insider shared at the time, adding that Christine wanted the split, so she should stick to the terms of their prenup. [stating that she] After applying for divorce he had 30 days to move out. This could be a bitter court battle. Kevin is a man of strong convictions and very stubborn.”