Whenever a couple in San Antonio with children decides to split up there are many issues that can arise, including battles over both child custody and child support. Although most parents want what’s best for their child or children these issues still have a way of turning combative.
A divorced father who only made about $43,000 a year was still forced to make large monthly child support payments to his ex-wife for the couple’s twin boys. Now that man is suing his estranged wife for $120,000 as well as 30 percent of her stock options in Twitter, after he discovered that she had invested in the company just months before social media site went public. According to reports, although the man had a modest income his ex-wife still insisted on a monthly child support payment of nearly $2,500.
Meanwhile, his ex-wife was apparently worth millions of dollars after investing in Twitter with her first husband before she divorced her second husband. She allegedly never told her second husband about the investment, which he claims should have been considered as a marital asset when the couple divorced.
If it turns out that this man was unfairly treated in his divorce settlement as well as in his child support payments then a judge could order his ex-wife to pay him the $120,000 he is asking for, and part of her Twitter shares. Anytime a person feels that he or she is being taken advantage of in a child support battle he or she should consider meeting with an experienced child custody attorney.
Source: New York Daily News, “Twitter investor hid earnings from Brooklyn husband while seeking child support,“ Barbara Ross and Corinne Lestch, Nov. 27, 2013.