Christine Baumgartner feels that her estranged spouse, Kevin Costner, just isn’t shelling out his reasonable share of youngster assist and that the courtroom-ordered $129,000 for every thirty day period isn’t sufficient.
Baumgartner’s legal counsel submitted paperwork recently inquiring that the court docket rethink their prior ruling on how significantly Costner is obligated to pay so that the way of life the small children have with her will be equivalent to the way of life they take pleasure in when with their father.
In accordance to the court docs, acquired by ET, Baumgartner argues that, since their kids “fly on a private plane to go on luxurious vacations when they are with their father, the Loved ones Code dictates that Kevin need to pay enough child help to Christine so that the youngsters can go on comparable holidays when they are with her.”
“This is genuine even if the kid assist payments also enhance Christine’s way of living,” the files point out. “175,057 for every thirty day period will not be sufficient to replicate Kevin’s life-style, but it will be enough to enable her to supply a way of life for the young children which is reasonably equivalent. For this rationale, Christine’s request need to be granted, and the get designed retroactive to July 1.”
Costner and Baumgartner share 3 little ones — sons Cayden, 16, and Hayes, 14, and daughter Grace, 13.
Baumgartner, who filed for divorce in Might, was at first inquiring the court to award her $248,000 per thirty day period in kid assistance. In July, the courtroom dominated that Costner would have to pay $129,000. The ruling also mentioned that both of those Costner and Baumgartner will each be liable for covering 50 per cent of wellbeing treatment charges, as well as the price of personal school tuition and any extracurricular actions.
In her hottest submitting, Baumgartner is also inquiring the court docket to “make an more award of attorney’s service fees in the volume of $575,000 and skilled fees in the volume of $280,000.”
The docs claim that Costner’s obtainable funds stream from 2021 to 2022 was close to $19 million, because of to his job in Yellowstone, and his forthcoming Horizon film. The files assert that thanks to his readily available assets, he must be on the hook for $175,000 for each month and all of Baumgartner’s charges.
This most up-to-date youngster assistance ask for will come shortly after Baumgartner requested that the courtroom pressure the star to produce “all statements, receipts, invoices, canceled checks (entrance and back again) and other files … relating to any extramarital romantic interactions” as section of her quest to dig into the actor’s finances amid their contentious divorce battle.
Pertaining to this request, Costner, 68, has preserved he “has no responsive documents for ‘extramarital passionate relationships’ in which he engaged because he engaged in none.” Additionally, Costner has also asserted he “does not know for a reality if [Baumgartner] engaged in any ‘extramarital romantic interactions” in advance of separation and, if so, no matter if she invested any of his revenue or charged any costs in furtherance of her affair(s) on credit score playing cards he paid.”
The “extramarital passionate interactions” mention — designed in her demand for the generation of documents, which ended up attached as exhibits in her modern 112-site court filing — is interesting, thinking of a former tenant of Costner’s denied back in June of having an inappropriate marriage with Baumgartner.
In the court docket paperwork she filed Monday, Baumgartner requested that the court compel the Yellowstone star to hand about lender and credit rating card statements as nicely as contracts highlighting “predicted profits.” She also accused Costner of being “evasive” about his finances and that regardless of what paperwork he has turned above have, so far, been “deficient.”