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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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The Columbian

Judges hold state in contempt for long jail waits for mentally ill
The Columbian
 

Western NY horse breeder faces contempt charge

Newsday
The Buffalo News reports (http://bit.ly/13oUbSV ) that Beth Lynne Hoskins of Aurora was held in contempt by a state court judge Thursday for failing to sell the horses as the judge had ordered in May. The contempt ruling stems from a related civil ...
 

'Key witness' Laureano faces contempt, detention over failure to attend Senate ...

GMA News
For failing to attend the Senate hearing on the alleged overpricing in the construction of the Makati City Hall Building II and other corruption allegations, Laureano Gregorio, believed to be a key witness in the alleged ill-gotten wealth of Vice ...
 

MiamiHerald.com

Navajo Election Officials Could Be Held in Contempt Come Tomorrow
Indian Country Today Media Network
 

Man Accused of Contempt and Trespass on Deck for Two Trials

Genesee Sun
Bucci Photo (1) LIVINGSTON COUNTY ? A Conesus man finds himself poised to go on trial twice in the next three months, after juggling multiple attorneys and a year of confusing deliberations motions in court. According to Livingston County Sheriff ...
 

Philippine Star

'Key witness' Gregorio faces contempt, detention over failure to attend Senate ...
GMA News
 

DAWN.com

Contempt notice issued to KMC chief in Clifton temple case
DAWN.com
 

Santa Cruz: 16-year-old shooting victim held in contempt for refusing to testify

Contra Costa Times
SANTA CRUZ >> The 16-year-old victim of a 2013 Murray Street shooting was taken into custody Tuesday when he refused to testify in the preliminary court hearing for the case against his alleged attackers. Marcos and Julio Nunez, 29 and 26, respectively ...
 

Owner of Bellaire Bridge Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt; Facing Six Years ...

WTRF
The owner of the of the Bellaire Bridge was found guilty of criminal contempt Wednesday in federal court in Columbus. Officials said Lee Chaklos reported false financial documentation's and took investment money of over $2,000,000 intended for the bridge.
 

HC judge slaps contempt charge against legal magazine

Times of India
NEW DELHI: Taking strong exception to a legal news magazine's "mischievous and outrageous allegations" against his son, a Delhi high court judge has initiated contempt proceedings against the entire editorial staff of the periodical and gagged both ...