First son Hunter Biden is roleplaying as a starving artist to duck his child support payments — when he’s actually “living lavishly” with access to $850-per-hour attorneys, according to a scathing court filing by the mother of his out-of-wedlock daughter.
Clinton Lancaster, an attorney for Lunden Roberts, ripped the 53-year-old Hunter in a 12-page discovery motion filed Thursday in Independence County, Ark., where the scandal-scarred first son has been ordered to appear next week to explain his request to reduce the support he provides Luden and their daughter, Navy Joan.
“Mr. Biden claims to be nothing more than a Yale educated attorney/artist who is somewhat financially destitute and needs his child support adjusted,” Lancaster wrote.
“However, for an artist living on meager means, Mr. Biden is living lavishly.”
“He travels the world on the safest and most comfortable airplane in existence — Air Force One,” the attorney added.
“He also has some of the most expensive attorneys on planet Earth.”
Lancaster asked the court to force Hunter to reveal how much he is paying four attorneys — and who actually is footing the bill.
Among them are longtime Democratic fixer Abbe Lowell, who Lancaster noted in his motion “charges a rate of $855 per billable hour” and whose retention by the Biden scion was “indicative of the defendant’s influence, prestige, and importance.”
Roberts’ attorney asked for similar information about Hunter’s retention of Kevin Morris, a Hollywood lawyer who reportedly paid off the first son’s delinquent taxes to the tune of more than $2 million.
Two other Biden lawyers, Chicago-based George Mesires, and Brent Langdon, Hunter’s Texas-based attorney in the Arkansas paternity case, are also subject to Lancaster’s motion.
“What Mr. Biden has paid, or received as a contribution, for paying these elite attorneys has a definitive and quantifiable value that goes directly to his income for child support purposes,” said Lancaster, arguing that attorney-client privilege did not bar the payment info from discovery.
The first son asked the court back in September to reduce his child support payments, citing an alleged change in his financial situation.
Lancaster scoffed at that notion, writing: “The defendant has characterized his need for a reduction in child support on his reduced income. However, voluntarily reducing income, or hiding assets, is not a basis for a reduction in support.”
“If Mr. Biden can afford a Washington DC, Hollywood, Chicago biglaw, and the best domestic relations attorney on the Texas side of the Texarkana border, he surely must have income for child support purposes,” Lancaster wrote.
“Payments to attorneys will show … there is no difficulty that a person with the last name ‘Biden’ cannot fix with a Biden-paid or funded attorney. These payments will evince that there is respect, admiration, power, accolades, and not harassment or hardship due to the name ‘Biden.’”
“The plaintiff has evidence that the defendant has not fully disclosed his income sources, residences, assets, and property,” Lancaster added.
“This evidence is bolstered by the fact that the defendant refuses to provide full discovery in this matter.”
The Post reported Monday that Hunter Biden spent this past weekend relaxing at Democratic donor Joe Kiani’s $50 million vineyard, located about three hours north of Los Angeles and about 1,800 miles from Arkansas.
Hunter Biden’s legal team responded Friday by requesting to add Lowell to the Arkansas case alongside Langdon.
Meanwhile, Biden’s attorneys met Wednesday with Justice Department prosecutors to discuss the long-running investigation into the first son by the US Attorney for Delaware.
The first son faces several potential charges in that case, ranging from a felony count of tax evasion to misdemeanor counts of failing to file taxes to a felony count of lying about his drug use on a federal gun purchase form.
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