PHOTO:SUPPLIED Sophie and Stephen (Tim) Biggs pictured in happier times on holiday in Aspen.
A divorce case expected to be one of New Zealand’s costliest started in Auckland with a barrister suggesting businessman Tim Biggs was dragging his heels on a $700,000 payment.
Former Otago couple Stephen (Tim) and Sophie Biggs married in 2011, but have been involved in divorce proceedings since 2016.
The Court of Appeal recently ordered Tim Biggs to pay $700,000 ”without delay” after Sophie Biggs said she did not have enough money to finance the court battle.
“Despite letters, no payment has been received, so he’s verging on contempt of court,” Sophie Biggs’ counsel Lady Deborah Chambers QC told the High Court in Auckland on Monday morning.
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