By George Stark For Dailymail.com
Published: 16:02 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 16:25 BST, 9 September 2020
They filed for divorce after nearly 13 years of marriage back in May, with actor Kyle Newman also filing a domestic violence prevention petition against actress Jaime King.
Now, ex-husband Newman, 44, is claiming that King, 41, cleared out their joint bank accounts before forcing him to leave their family home during the divorce.
DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for the Hart of Dixie actress for comment regarding the claims.
Getting ugly: Jaime King's ex-husband Kyle Newman claims the actress 'emptied their joint bank accounts' and 'excluded' him from family home amid divorce battle
According to legal documents, the actress 'emptied and closed' their joint bank accounts leaving Newman with 'minimal access to funds' per a report by UsWeekly.
The legal documents state that Newman has requested that King pay his legal fees, as his role as a stay-at-home father to their two sons James, six, and Leo, five, makes it impossible for him to cover to the $150,000 in fees he has already built up.
He is asking for a repayment sum totaling $70,000 to his lawyers.
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