Allen Iverson’s ex-wife seeks restraining order for money

Tawanna Iverson, the ex-wife of former NBA star Allen Iverson, has filed an application for a restraining order in Fulton County’s family court, hoping a judge can put a leash on nearly a half-million dollars he is set to receive in January.

According to the filing, submitted Friday, Tawanna Iverson says her former husband “repeatedly and willfully violated” the court’s final order of divorce. She says violations include a “failure to make the property division awards,” and non-compliance with “alcohol, therapy and parenting-related provisions.”

She said she is owed more than $225,000 from the divorce. In the application, she asks the court to intercept a $450,000 payment from Reebok, which Allen Iverson is scheduled to receive in January, so that she can get the money she is owed. She also asks if the money is paid directly to her former husband, that the court “restrain him from using or otherwise disposing of” the funds, and require that he put the money in an account with the court until she is paid.

The Iversons have five children, and at the time of the initial divorce filing in 2010 the couple had been married almost nine years.

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