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Contempt

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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Lame Deer man admits contempt of court

Billings Gazette
A Lame Deer man serving a federal sentence for stabbing and wounding a person admitted he refused to testify in a co-defendant's trial. Zachary Stanley Knows His Gun, 21, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Billings on Tuesday to contempt of court.
 

Modern Family Star Expresses Public Contempt At SF Giants Fan

SFist
Modern Family Star Expresses Public Contempt At SF Giants Fan. stonestreet.jpg. The only thing terrified Royals fan Eric Stonestreet can think of to do is shake his head in barely-disguised shame. Screengrab: Eric Stonestreet/Instagram. The strongest ...
 

Ask the Lawyer: Can a belligerent lawyer be held in contempt?

The Daily Breeze
California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1209(a)(1) defines contempt as ?disorderly, contemptuous or insolent behavior toward the judge while holding the court, tending to interrupt the due course of a trial or other judicial proceeding.? On rare ...
 

Woman Fined D10,000 for Contempt of Court

AllAfrica.com
Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court yesterday convicted and sentenced one Amie Sillah to a fine of D10,000 in default to serve six months in prison. This was after she admitted to a charge of contempt of court. The charge sheet stated ...
 

Wall Street Journal

Argentina in Contempt of Court in Bonds Case, US Judge Rules
Wall Street Journal
 

Irish Examiner

Contempt proceedings against water protesters adjourned by High Court
Irish Examiner
 

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Hinds DA files contempt citation against sheriff's department
Jackson Clarion Ledger
 

Letter: Legislature has shown contempt for teachers

Asheville Citizen-Times
The Republican Party in North Carolina have repeated, time after time, that public schools were broken. Since they have taken over the Legislature they've tried to make this come true. They have not succeeded. Franklin High School has been rated in the ...
 

Daily Times

LHC adjourns contempt petition against PTI, PAT
Daily Times
 

Nairobi County Secretary Faces Contempt Charges

Citizen News
Ndegwa was today produced in a Nairobi court to face contempt charges after he allegedly failed to honour orders. The county official is accused of honouring a court order compelling the county to remit payment to a law firm. The orders were issued by ...