Hunter Biden asks for recalculation of child support payments due to 'substantial' change in income

Mother's lawyer vows to consult "forensic accountant" to adjudicate request.

Updated: September 17, 2022 - 11:39am

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President Joe Biden's son Hunter has filed a request to lower child support payments to the mother of one of his children, citing a significant change in his finances.

The younger Biden in a court filing in Independence County, Ark. said that "a substantial material change" in his "financial circumstances, including but not limited to his income" necessitated a revision of his regular payments to Lunden Roberts, the mother of their child, Navy Joan. 

The younger Biden's paternity to the child was established in early 2020. Hunter reportedly met Roberts when the latter came to Washington, D.C., to study at George Washington University. 

Roberts's lawyer Clint Lancaster vowed to closely inspect Hunter's records pursuant to the request.

 "Ultimately, this is going to require us to look deeply, more deeply, into Hunter's finances," Lancaster told the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

"I'm going to want to have a deposition with Mr. Biden," Lancaster added. “Like last time, I'm going to bring my forensic accountant to the deposition, unless the judge tells me I can't."