ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Bristol Palin's lawyer is seeking permission to subpoena media outlets such as Playgirl magazine and CNN to determine how much money Levi Johnston, the father of her child, has made to calculate an appropriate level of child support.
Attorney Thomas Van Flein filed a motion seeking permission to conduct out-of-state depositions and obtain financial records from the magazine, CNN, Entertainment Tonight, Vanity Fair, the National Enquirer, Star magazine and Insider.
It could take a judge weeks to decide on the request by Palin, the teenage daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate.
Van Flein told The Associated Press on Thursday he didn't expect any First Amendment issues with the request of the media companies.
"At this point, we do not expect a legal battle with any of the entities we are trying to subpoe
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