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Disregarding or disobeying a court order. It is a very, very serious thing to be held in contempt of court.

Question: What punishment does a Contempt of Court charge carry? I live in California. What punishment does a Contempt of Court charge carry in relation to non-payment of child support when there was ability to pay?

Answer: It complicates that parent's life immediately. But, only if you win. You have to win if you bring these charges. They may get their passport suspended; their driver's license suspended; their income tax investigated. I'm suing my ex-wife now because she owes me college tuition for our son - to the tune of $18,000.00


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Police: Man charged with contempt in calling cell

Press & Sun-Bulletin
A Binghamton man is accused of violating an order of protection held by his ex-girlfriend, according to police. Robert Ayres, 49, was arrested by Johnson City police after he allegedly repeatedly called the woman's cell phone ? acts that violated a ...

Attorney Phillip Masorti wins appeal of contempt ruling issued by county Judge ...

Centre Daily Times
A New Jersey man's drug case has led to a Superior Court ruling in favor of his attorney. On Friday, a three-judge panel of the court reversed a decision by Centre County Judge Bradley P. Lunsford that held State College lawyer Phillip Masorti in ...

Novi judge answers prosecutor's contempt claim
Judge Brian MacKenzie of the 52-1 District Court in Novi filed a response Friday in Oakland County Circuit Court explaining why contempt of court charges against him should be dropped. The case began in December 2013, when Oakland County Prosecutor ...

Parliament wants public feedback on contempt of court bill

KATHMANDU, July 28: Following widespread criticism over some of the proposed provisions of the bill on contempt of court, parliament, the government and the major political parties have decided to seek public feedback before endorsing the bill from the ...

Above the Law

Law Prof Sez: State Judges Have Contempt For Smart Guys Like Me
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David Saks and the naturalness of white contempt

Thought Leader
In Ubuntu: Curating the Archive (edited by Leonhard Praeg and Siphokazi Magadla), Ama Biney notes in the chapter ?The Historical Discourse on Humanism: Interrogating the Paradoxes? that Aim Cesaire notably made the case that Hitler's crime was mainly ...

Court Finds FilmOn in Contempt

Multichannel News
"We find FilmOn in civil contempt of court for its violation of the Injunction," she said in an opinion released Friday. "FilmOn must pay $10,000 for each of the nine days of its noncompliance. Therefore, we impose a sanction of $90,000. We also ...

Parliament to collect public feedbacks on contempt of court bill

E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, JUL 28 - The Constituent Assembly (CA) /Legislature-Parliament is to take the 'Contempt of Court Bill- 2071 BS' to the public for discussions. The parliament is set to conduct public hearings on the bill after it received widespread controversy.

Times of India

SC judge-headed probe panels have no contempt power: SC
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FilmOn contempt fine

Advanced Television
The contempt hearing continued a 2010 lawsuit by broadcasters against FilmOn, which resulted in an Injunction prohibiting FilmOn from infringing broadcasters' copyrights. Judge Buchwald referred to the law of the Second Circuit, which says that ...