Getting dirty Kim Zolciak-Berman And kroy berman The couple only separated a few weeks ago, but their divorce battle is already getting complicated.
“In these types of cases, the spouse wants to inflict maximum pain on the other and get the custody of the children, right?” Advocate Neema Rahmani specifically mentioned us weekly on Wednesday, May 24. “And sometimes there’s money involved.”
lawyer who doesn’t work with him real housewives of atlanta The alum, 45, or her husband, 37, said observers should take the couple’s allegations against each other “with a grain of salt” as divorce proceedings continue.
Rahmani, who worked together, said, “These are two people who are going after each other.” shayna shay And Bre Tisi, “That being said, when I was a prosecutor, my best sources of information were usually ex-spouses. They know where the bodies are buried, they have all the dirt.”
The “Tardy for the Party” singer and former NFL player both filed for divorce on May 8 after 11 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split. The estranged couple has four children: sons Kroy “KJ” Jr., 11, and Kash, 10, and twins Kaia and Kane, 9. Berman also adopted his estranged wife’s two daughters from a previous relationship: Brielle, 26, and Ariana, 21.
Since their separation was made public, the former Bravo personality and Berman have been legally engaged back-and-forth. Last week, Zolciak-Berman filed a motion to contest her prior drug-testing, claiming that her alleged marijuana use caused her “serious concern for the safety and well-being” of her minor children.
Days later, Berman requested that his estranged wife undergo a psychological evaluation, alleging that she was “unable to properly care for the children.” in court documents obtained by WeThe former Atlanta Falcons player claimed that Zolciak-Berman had a gambling “compulsion” that led to their split.
“This is the type of thing that would really require a court to dig into it,” Rahmani said. We The pair’s respective filings against each other. “A judge is going to say, ‘Hey, is there evidence to support these allegations?’ Or, if they’re unfounded, ‘I’m not going to do anything.'”
The attorney noted that only a judge can order a drug test or psychological evaluation, “regardless of what the two parties may be seeking”.
Rahmani said the couple could seek a hearing of their allegations in family court, noting that the actions in question could potentially affect children. “If you’re spending money that really belongs to kids, or you’re using drugs around kids, kids can be affected,” the lawyer explained. “So, social worker [would] Come, they interview the children, and then they have to testify – both the social worker and the child – potentially in a trial.
Earlier this month, an insider exclusively revealed We that Zolciak-Berman and the former linebacker had “financial issues” that led to the end of their relationship. The source added, “The financial burden has been a strain on their relationship.” “Between the tax debt and other financial stresses, it’s been tough. The tax debt was the straw that broke the camel’s back in their marriage.
Shortly before the couple’s divorce made headlines, TMZ reported that she owed more than $1.1 million in unpaid taxes. in February, We Confirmed that their five bedroom home in Georgia is in foreclosure.
neither dancing with the Stars Neither the alum nor Berman have publicly commented on the divorce, but the former athlete hinted at tension with a recent update to her Instagram bio. Earlier this month, he added a sentence that read, “My ring means one thing.”
Before editing, the short bio read: “Husband. Father of six perfect munchkins. Runner. You can google me and see I wasn’t too lazy to turn up for that party.”
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With reporting by Cristina Garibaldi