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respondent by mail a NOTICE IN LIEU OF SUBPOENA TO COMPEL ATTENDANCE BEFORE THE COURT AND TO BRING BOOKS, DOCUMENTS, AND OTHER THINGS for the hearing set November 7, 2012. The tacit agreement was sealed by the respondents documented full compliance with the discovery request. The above notice to compel disclosure by the petitioner was for a hearing set specifically for issues of adjustment for support requested by the petitioner in relief to the request for motion by the respondent which included a request for an award of attorney fees. These are the very same circumstances under which the respondent is requesting an order to compel in advance of the August 26, 2013 hearing on the respondents request for attorney fees and the petitioner seeking relief by a downward adjustment to his support obligation. The respondent contends that equity of circumstance and the prior agreement to re-open discovery through petitioners request and the respondents performance represents good cause to grant the motion to compel. Good Cause #4: The respondents FIRST SET OF OF SPECIAL INTERROGATORIES and DEMAND FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS SET NUMBER ONE to the petitioner were motivated by the pattern of chronic avoidance of required update and augmentation to discovery required by Family Code 2102 and 720-721. The petitioner has submitted Income and Expense Declarations that have contained false and inaccurate information and omitted required information. The petitioner and petitioners counsel have refused to respond to letters and emails by the respondent and respondents counsel seeking specific updates on community business inventory, community real property, community business partnerships, community tax obligations, community pension plan and spousal and child support payments. The petitioner has failed to submit required documentation for disclosure as requested and required by the court. The petitioner has provided the respondent with a Trial Brief and Final Disclosure that misstate facts and omit required information and documentation to support claims. Specifically, the respondent sets forth the following examples of a refusal, incomplete and/or inaccurate disclosure by the petitioner: (1) Petitioners Preliminary Disclosure (EXHIBIT F) ________________________________________________________________
NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO SPECIAL INTERROGATORIES, AND COMPEL PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS TO DEMAND OF PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS, MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES AND DECLARATION OF KAREN BOWERMAN, EXHIBITS

MARRIAGE OF BOWERMAN

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a. Did not specify the use of $32,256.00 in community bank account at separation b. Reported no cash in hand c. Did not report community CEP Partnership established May 2011 d. Did not report MedAmerica Retirement Plan for CEP Physicians e. Did not report Karens Camps & Cottages community antique business - est. 2007 f. Did not report receivables due as movie producers - Mercy Streets & Lay It Down (2) Petitioners Income & Expense Declaration October 31, 2012 (EXHIBIT G) a. Reported an average $27,000.00 disposable monthly income in excess of monthly expenses per month for the preceding year yet reported no balance in savings or checking accounts and no investments. The petitioners own filed document indicates there is $324,000.00 ($27,000.00 x 12 months) unaccounted for cash resources. b. Did not include or list any pension plan withdrawals, payments or income from Northwestern Mutual pension plan. c. Did not include any listing of bonuses - later established to have been continuous part of income since prior to and after date of separation (Court has now ordered distribution of bonuses to respondent as of February 19, 2013) d. Did not include all required pay stubs e. Did not include two years of tax returns (W2/K1) f. Did not list income from Sutter Memorial Emergency Medical Associates * At November 7, 2012 hearing Judge ordered petitioner to bring ALL required income information to next hearing (February 19, 2013) so the Judge could rule on financial issue of respondents request for award of attorney fees and petitioners request for relief to modify support (without filing a request for order). (3) Petitioners Income & Expense Declaration February 15, 2013 (EXHIBIT H) a. Again, no listing of bonuses as income b. Again, missing some required pay stubs ________________________________________________________________
NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO SPECIAL INTERROGATORIES, AND COMPEL PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS TO DEMAND OF PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS, MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES AND DECLARATION OF KAREN BOWERMAN, EXHIBITS

MARRIAGE OF BOWERMAN

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c. Again, missing tax returns (W2/K1) d. Again, did not list income from Sutter Memorial Medical Associates e. Did not list distributions, payments nor income from community pension plan * At February 19, 2013 hearing Judge could not rule to modify support stating the petitioner had not provided the documentation as requested by the court. 4) Petitioners Income & Expense Declaration June 21, 2013 (EXHIBIT I) a) Lists same amount hours worked but 20% lower monthly income as February15, 2013 Income & Expense Declaration (35 Hrs = $18,105 gross June 21, 2013 / 35 Hrs = $22,766 gross February, 2013). A letter submitted by the petitioner, with his declaration for the February 17, 2013 hearing, from Derrick Fong at CEP (employer) states the petitioner earns more than $170.00 per hour. The June 21, 2013 Income & Expense Declaration indicates an hourly rate of approximately $130.00 per hour. b) There is no listing of payments, withdrawals, distributions nor income from the community pension plan. Yet the petitioners trial brief submitted to the respondent on June 24, 2013 clearly indicates withdrawals and payments to the petitioner of nearly $400,000.00 from the community pension plan between April and May 2013 c) Again, there is no listing of bonuses on line 5c, yet there is an April 2013 pay stub clearly indicating a bonus was paid. d) Again, there is no listing of income from Sutter Memorial Emergency Medical Associates for the year. e) Again, no tax returns attached - No tax records from 2011 nor 2012 to substantiate any claims of income by the petitioner. No quarterly filings, No W2 , no K1. (5) Petitioners Final Disclosure June 21, 2013 (EXHIBIT J) a) The petitioner lists the CEP Partnership as Separate Property however existing disclosure indicates CEP began paying the Bowerman community in May 2011 prior to the July 2011 separation date. Further, if the petitioner is making a claim that the CEP business opportunity is separate property after the date of separation then the ________________________________________________________________
NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO SPECIAL INTERROGATORIES, AND COMPEL PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS TO DEMAND OF PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS, MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES AND DECLARATION OF KAREN BOWERMAN, EXHIBITS

MARRIAGE OF BOWERMAN

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custody evaluation was by mothers request is clear perjury and misstatement of material fact to defraud the respondent of $4,500.00 on a signed document sent through the US Mail. g) Petitioner requests credits of $40,086.00 for his storage cost of concealed business inventory in violation of ATROS and FAM Code 2102 (3) (b) - admitting the violation. h) In item 24.3 petitioner names co-conspirators in moving and concealing business inventory and then request reimbursements of $1,600.00 he paid them to violate the court order of August 21, 2013 and ATROs. i) Petitioner requests reimbursement of $40,618 from respondent for a Take Charge America Loan Consolidation that the petitioner reported a balance of only $27,067.00 in his preliminary disclosure of November 21, 2011 - contradicting the Billing Statement of 11/18/2011 from Take Charge America indicating a balance of $2,918.00 (6) Petitioners Trial Brief - June 24, 2013 trial (EXHIBIT K) a The petitioner sets forth an accounting of the use of funds he improperly and without notice nor consent withdrew from the community pension plan account, Northwestern #0597. Under item # 12.3 the petitioner indicates he used a total of $366,735.00 pay various personal non-community tax debts* (See Declaration of Karen Bowerman herein). The petitioner has provided no documentation nor evidence that the funds improperly withdrawn from the community pension plan were used to pay taxes or any other debt, separate or claimed to be community. b) The petitioner further indicates that he paid a 2009 IRS Tax debt of $103,935.00 from non-pension resources. This is problematic in two regards; First, the June 20, 2013 Income and Expense Declaration filed by the petitioner does not indicate availability of sufficient funds to make that payment. The petitioners Preliminary Disclosure indicates an IRS 2009 Tax Debt of only $58,806.00 as of 4/27/2011 - three months prior to separation. Subsequent IRS statements indicate the 2009 IRS tax debt was closer to $45,000.00 at the time it was paid on April 29, 2013. (EXHIBIT L) ________________________________________________________________
NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO SPECIAL INTERROGATORIES, AND COMPEL PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS TO DEMAND OF PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS, MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES AND DECLARATION OF KAREN BOWERMAN, EXHIBITS

MARRIAGE OF BOWERMAN

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