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Jaime King’s estranged husband Kyle Newman claims she is not paying support and can’t afford to live

Jaime King’s estranged husband Kyle Newman claims he cannot afford to live because the actress hasn’t paid him any money.

The Hart Of Dixie actress was ordered by a court in April to pay her ex $ 1,000 a month in spousal support and $ 429 a month in child support for their sons James, eight, and seven-year-old Leo but the Barely Lethal director has filed legal documents claiming she hasn’t handed anything over.

According to documents obtained by TMZ, Kyle claimed he put his career as a writer and filmmaker on hold to be a stay-at-home dad and has now found himself deep in debt and having to take money from his retirement fund in order to stay afloat.

Contentious: Jaime King's estranged husband Kyle Newman claims he cannot afford to live because the actress hasn't paid him any money according to TMZ on Monday, the former couple are pictured in New York back in November 2018

Contentious: Jaime King’s estranged husband Kyle Newman claims he cannot afford to live because the actress hasn’t paid him any money according to TMZ on Monday, the former couple are pictured in New York back in November 2018

The 46-year-old filmmaker also accused Jaime of refusing to comply with a court order to disclose information about her income and alleged the Mistletoe Promise star has decimated community property retirement accounts, taking over $ 500,000.

And that’s not all as Kyle claimed the 43-year-old actress recently listed their family home for sale without his consent, with proceeds from that sale, totaling around $ 1.5 million, currently frozen.

He wants the judge to order Jaime to hand over $ 700,000 in attorney fees and costs from the proceeds of the sale of the house, and also wants her to be given an extra $ 50,000 in sanctions for defying previous court orders.

The pair’s split hit headlines back in 2020 when Kyle filed documents requesting sole physical custody of the boys.

Sad: The Hart Of Dixie actress was ordered by a court in April to pay her ex $ 1,000 a month in spousal support and $ 429 a month in child support for their sons James, eight, and seven-year-old Leo but the Barely Lethal director has filed legal documents claiming she hasn't handed anything over

Sad: The Hart Of Dixie actress was ordered by a court in April to pay her ex $ 1,000 a month in spousal support and $ 429 a month in child support for their sons James, eight, and seven-year-old Leo but the Barely Lethal director has filed legal documents claiming she hasn’t handed anything over

In his original filing, Kyle wrote: ‘I have been the children’s primary caretaker since their birth and the children have spent the large majority of 2020 in my sole custody.’

Jaime’s representative denied his claims that he was the primary caretaker and the actress later filed for divorce from Kyle to bring their 12-year marriage to an end.

King is currently fighting for custody of her young children. according to court docs in the case, in June, after Newman put in paperwork for an emergency Ex Parte application in an effort to have their custody arrangement altered for him to receive ‘sole legal and physical custody.’

King also put in her an emergency Ex Parte application, which said that her attorney was dealing with a ‘serious family matter’ on the day a hearing in the case was scheduled.

Ouch: Kyle also accused Jaime of refusing to comply with a court order to disclose information about her income and alleged the Mistletoe Promise star has decimated community property retirement accounts, taking over $ 500,000, the former couple are seen in December 2019

Ouch: Kyle also accused Jaime of refusing to comply with a court order to disclose information about her income and alleged the Mistletoe Promise star has decimated community property retirement accounts, taking over $ 500,000, the former couple are seen in December 2019

Newman’s initial application was denied.

‘I have been the children’s primary caretaker since their birth and the children have spent the large majority of 2020 in my sole custody,’ Newman said in court docs.

The filing came six months after King filed to divorce the director after a twelve-year marriage, requesting a temporary restraining order and domestic violence prevention petition, according to court docs.

King told the court that Newman had been keeping their sons away from her, and subsequently denied accusations that her behavior put their children in danger.

Former couple: Jaime and Kyle, the father of her two sons, were married from 2007 until 2020

Former couple: Jaime and Kyle, the father of her two sons, were married from 2007 until 2020

In April, the actress was ordered to provide Newman with child and spousal support in the amount of $ 429 monthly, as well as 16 percent of any money she made more than $ 175,344 annually, according to court docs People reviewed.

King was also ordered by the court to provide Newman with $ 1,000 monthly in spousal support as well as 10 percent of money she made above $ 175,344 in quarterly installments, per court docs.

Additionally, the court stipulated that King and Newman ‘meet and confer’ on an annual basis each January 15 to ‘adjust any overpayments or underpayments’ from the year before.

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