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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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Texas Lawyer

Contempt case reopened against Perry prosecutor

Witness jailed for contempt in fatal beating trial
While jurors were out of the courtroom Wednesday afternoon, Racine County Circuit Court Judge Michael Piontek found Bryant in contempt of court. ?I don't believe his testimony today that he doesn't remember anything,? Piontek said. ?I'm not going to ...

Contempt of court case: Next hearing scheduled for Oct 13

E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, SEP 20 - After two straight days of hearing in a contempt of court case against Kantipur Publications, the Supreme Court on Friday scheduled the next hearing for October 13. Advocates for Kantipur Publications are yet to complete their ...

The Providence Journal

Judge vacates criminal contempt citation against Providence lawyer
The Providence Journal

Contempt case renewed against Perry prosecutor
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Supreme Court finds Legislature in contempt on education funding
The Seattle Times (blog)

Letter: Wildlife vote showed contempt for voters

Lansing State Journal
Observing from the gallery as the Scientific Fish & Wildlife Conservation Act passed the House of Representatives: I've never witnessed such a brazen display of contempt for not only the voters, but logic and facts. The ?pro-hunt team? offered no ...

SC stalls contempt against UP home secretary

Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stalled the Allahabad high court's decision to punish UP principal home secretary Neeraj Gupta for contempt of court by refusing to implement the HC order conferring 'Z' category security on leader of opposition ...

State Attorney Dave Aronberg has 'contempt' for Supreme Court ruling that ...

Sun Sentinel (blog)
?I have a great deal of contempt for the majority opinion,? Aronberg said. Money has always been critical in campaigns, but the controversial Citizens United blew the lid off, he said. ?In January 2010 the federal money floodgates opened wide ...

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Man jailed for contempt after outburst at arraignment
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette