In the wake of Adam Carolla’s decision to pursue a divorce, his wife has approached the courts with a request for shared parental responsibility for the couple’s children.
According to recently obtained legal documents by The Blast, Lynette Carolla reacted to the divorce petition by asking a judge to impose “shared” custody of the twins, who are now 16 years old, of the ex-children. couple’s Inside the document, Lynette also requests that Adam provide her with spousal assistance on a monthly basis. In addition, she requests that the court remove its authority to order spousal support payments to the comedian.
It is important to note that Adam filed for divorce while simultaneously agreeing to share joint custody of the children and making it appear as though he does not want to pay support for the children. In point of fact, Adam did file in each and every box after first filing in “pro per,” which is without the assistance of lawyers.
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Adam filed for divorce in May 2021, and according to his ex-wife, they have been living apart since April 2019. Lynette doesn’t say if she wants child support for her kids, but since she wants custody to be split 50/50, it would be calculated automatically based on the two parents’ monthly income.
Lynette also says in her answer that she will “list and itemize any and all separate assets and debts” and all “community and/or quasi-community assets and debts” when it comes time to talk about a possible divorce settlement. Not only that, but Lynette is also asking Adam to pay all of her legal fees related to this case.
The 58-year-old star announced the devastating family news on his podcast ‘The Adam Carolla Show,’ saying it was “not something he wanted to do.”
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“We’re going to start the show with some sad personal news. Lynette and I are getting divorced.”
“It’s not something that I wanted to get or to do, I’m a product of divorce, Lynette’s a product of divorce…No one ever signs up to get divorced.”
He confirmed the couple’s “been separated for a few months” and “It’s hard. The kids come first, and they have. They’re doing well.” In fact, he joked about the situation, “Some say too well, I wanted a little devastation. I did not get much devastation.” Carolla and Lynette got married in September 2002, after 0nly six months of dating.