UPDATE: Agreement made in Hunter Biden, Arkansas paternity case

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INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. — Both parties (Hunter Biden and Lunden Roberts) have come to an agreement involving the paternity case.

In the agreement it is said that Biden should pay Roberts monthly child support.

The first payment is due February 1, 2020, and is due on the first day of the every month after, unless or until modified by the Independence County court.

The court states that they lack sufficient information to determine child support based off Biden’s income and Ark. Sup. Ct. Admin. Order No. 10. To rectify any inequities that might result from setting support without having all of the relevant information, the Court reserves judgement on temporary and final child support until after adequate discovery is completed and relevant evidence is available for a child support determination.

The child support shall be retroactive to November 1, 2018.

Biden is to pay Roberts a sum of money for her attorney’s fees and cost.

The retroactive support, attorney’s fees, and costs shall be paid no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2020.

If Biden provides all outstanding discovery or preciously ordered documents by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2020 then Roberts motion as they relate to the failure to produce documents or answer discovery will be dismissed.

Both parties have settled the issues of temporary support and the motions for contempt have been continued by agreement, the January 29, 2020, hearing is removed from the docket.

The March 13, and May 13, 2020 hearings will remain.

All previous orders of this court will not be inconsistent with this order and shall remain in effect and binding upon the parties.

You can read the full document below:

UPDATE:

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. — The Circut Court of Independence County ordered both Lunden Roberts and Hunter Biden to comply with all past due discovery no later than January 16, 2020.

It has been shown that Biden has failed to provide any additional discovery information of any nature. Specifically, Biden has failed to disclose the following:

  • Financial Institution used by him or a business he owns or controls
  • The address in which he resides
  • The address where his wife resides
  • Addresses where he has resided for the past five years
  • Whether he received mail or packages at an address in West Hollywood, California
  • His telephone number
  • His wife’s telephone number
  • A list of all companies he currently owns or in which he has an ownership interest and the state in which those companies are incorporated
  • A list of all companies in which he has had an ownership interest in the past five years as well as the state in which those companies are incorporated
  • A list of all sources of income for the past five years
  • A list of all employers for the past five years
  • An unredacted copy of his tax returns
  • A copy of his 2017 and 2018 tax returns
  • Tax documents for companies he owns or in which he has an ownership interest
  • An executed copy of the requested financial records released

This discovery has been outstanding since August 2019 and remains outstanding at the time this motion was filed.

The court has now ordered an ‘Order to Appear and Show Cause’ stating that Biden must appear before the court on January, 29 at 9:30 a.m. and show cause, if any exists, as to why he should not be held in contempt for any of the alleged violations.

You can view more of these documents below:

UPDATE:

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. — More documents have been filed by Judge McSpadden regarding the paternity case in Independence County.

The three documents that have been filed are as it states:

Supplemental Protective Order, Order Establishing Paternity, and Order on Custody and Visitation.

You can view these documents down below:

UPDATE:

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. — The court of Independence County held a scheduled telephone conference today January 6, regarding moving the hearing from January 7 to later in the month.

The court did grand Hunter Biden’s motion to continue the pretrial hearing of January 7 until January 29, at 9:30 a.m. at the Independence County Courthouse.

The hearing will be for the purpose of addressing temporary child support for the minor child and other matters.

Both parties shall have until January 16 to comply with all pending discovery which is currently past due. The court directs the parties to schedule depositions forthwith.

The court did schedule a second pretrial hearing on March 13, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. at the Independence County Courthouse for the purpose of addressing discovery issues which remain outstanding at that time, if any, and other matters.

The court schedules the final hearing on May 13, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. at the Independence County Courthouse for the purpose of setting permanent child support for the minor child.

The court will be issuing a separate protective order.

Either party that seeks to address custody or visitation shall file a pleading clearly stating their prayer to the court within 10 days or be considered untimely.

The court will issue a separate paternity order granting the Plaintiff’s petition regarding paternity of the minor child.

UPDATE:

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KARK) — New documents have shown up in the case of Lunden Roberts vs. Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden in Independence County.

In these new documents it states that there should be a hearing for January 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. at the Independence County Courthouse. Both Roberts and Biden are to appear for a hearing.

The previous the Honorable Don McSpadden recused from his suit on December 31, 2019. Judge McSpadden did confirm that the hearing for January 7, 2020 was “off the docket.”

Biden filed a ‘Defendant’s Motion for Continuance’

Basis for Continuance

Biden requested that the court continue the temporary orders hearing until a later date for special setting as the parties may agree, and for such further relief to which he should be entitled.

Biden requested the court to grant a continuance on the basis that he has not recived proper notice of hearing pursuant to Rule 6 of the Arkansas Rules of Civil Procedure.

Rule 6 provides that a notice of the hearing on a written motion shall be served not later than 20 days before the time specified for the hearing.

Biden also said that he is in California and is unable to appear on January 7, 2020.

Should this hearing be necessary, Biden requested if he may be there by phone.

To see the full documents click below.

UPDATE:

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KARK) — Multiple documents had been filed in the case of Lunden Roberts vs. Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden in Independence County.

A couple months ago Roberts said that Biden was the father of her child. A DNA test proved that was true.

This week, three documents had been filed in the case: Amended Interlocutory Order, Order Setting Hearing on Defendant’s Motion for Protective Order, and Motion to Compel Discovery.

Amended Interlocutory Order

Roberts and Biden are to provide the court and the opposing parties with their personal tax returns for the past five years and any and all financial documents and information showing money or monies they received in the past five years by 4:30 p.m. today, December 19.

If these documents are filed or received into evidence, they will be sealed pursuant to the Court’s interlocutory order filed on December 4.

Order Setting Hearing on Defendant’s Motion for Protective Order

Biden’s request for hearing on his Motion for Protective Order and the Court having considered the same following a telephonic conference with counsel with counsel for the parties hereby grants the request.

It was then ordered that Biden’s Motion for Protective Order hearing is set for January 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.

It was further ordered that the deposition of Biden is quashed until after hearing on the Defendant’s Motion for Protective Order.

Motion to Compel Discovery

Lunden Roberts put forward interrogatories and request for production of documents on August 21, 2019 (Biden being the father of her child.)

Click below to read the full document.

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