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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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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) ? A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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House panel votes to hold ex-IRS official Lerner in contempt of Congress
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Republican Token Gov. Susana Martinez's Contempt for Women Caught on Tape

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Lois Lerner sits in her lavish house on $2.4 million property as she awaits ...

Daily Caller
Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner is living the life of a private citizen at her more-than $2.4 million property in Bethesda, Md. while Republicans consider holding a House floor vote to hold her in contempt of Congress. The House Oversight and Government ...

Despite Lavabit contempt order, e-mail privacy stalled in Congress

Ars Technica
A federal appeals court is holding in contempt the operator of a now-defunct e-mail service because he refused to abide by a court order and turn over the crypto keys and expose Lavabit's 400,000 customers to the government's prying eyes. Equally ...