Jon Files Counterclaim Accusing Kate Gosselin of Hiding Money

Last week, bloggers were criticizing Jon for allegedly withdrawing money from the couple’s shared bank account, leaving Kate with only $1,000 to pay the family’s many expenses. This week, court papers have been released highlighting Jon Gosselin’s counter claim. It seems the while Kate Gosselin claims that Jon took more than $200,000 without authorization from the account; Jon has a similar accusation, that Kate took more than $100,000 while she still has control of more than $1 million.

According to Jon’s lawyer Mark Heller “Jon seeks to hold Kate responsible for what he believes to be her contemptuous conduct.” Heller claims Jon kept the information confidential over the last five days because he didn’t want to “embarrass Kate with the allegations”. As Jon claims that this is an issue that should be dealt with privately, his lawyer says he has released this information to the media for a reason Accordingly, in order for Jon’s side to be known and the picture to be complete, we feel we have no choice but to release Jon’s Answer and Counterclaim.”

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