Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 6/22/13
Probably not a good idea to tell a judge you have no plans on paying child support when you just received a $450k check. But, that is what Allen Iverson did and as you can imagine the Judge wasn’t very happy. Here is how it all went down in court. Iverson admitted that he told Tawanna that he had no intention of paying her child support despite the fact that he had just received $462,460.24 and thus had the ability to pay. With those words from his mouth, Judge Lane held him in Contempt of Court and ordered him to pay a total $71,000.00 within 72 hours otherwise she directed the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office to place him under arrest and keep him in jail until the payment is made. Judge Lane also stated in her written order the following: The father, rather unapologetically, testified that he had consumed alcohol “maybe twenty” times recently, including during his parenting time; that he had not taken any therapy sessions; that he had not taken any therapy sessions; that he had not...
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