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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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Mayor of Kokomo found in contempt of court

Kokomo Mayor found in contempt, considers legal action

WISH-TV (blog)
The Mayor of Kokomo is considering legal action against a Howard County Judge. That judge ordered the Sheriff to take Mayor Greg Goodnight into custody Tuesday. Judges William Menges found Mayor Greg Goodnight in contempt of court. Outside the ...

Glens Falls man sentenced for criminal contempt

Glens Falls Post-Star
QUEENSBURY -- A Glens Falls man who was charged with felony criminal contempt four times in less than a year for violating an order of protection a woman has against him has been sentenced to up to 3 years in state prison. Anthony J. Pece, 43, pleaded ...

Judge denies prosecutor's contempt of court motion against MacKenzie

The Oakland Press
A judge has denied Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper's motion that sought to have a Novi judge held in contempt of court. The ruling, issued by Oakland Circuit Judge Colleen O'Brien, states that 52-1 District Judge Brian MacKenzie issued ...

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Burger King's Plan To Move Abroad Shows 'Contempt' For ...

Huffington Post
Burger King could be the next American company to move its operation abroad -- a move that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says displays the "contempt" that big business has for average Americans. In a HuffPost Live interview Monday, Sanders weighed in on ...

New York Times

Frustrated Judge Scolds Argentina but Does Not Hold It in Contempt
New York Times

HC issues contempt notice to top Maharashtra babu

Times of India
MUMBAI: Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued a notice for contempt of court against principal secretary, State Home Department. Court was miffed that the government has not taken a decision as yet on recommendations made in three interim reports of ...

Judge threatens to find Kokomo mayor in contempt

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) ? A judge threatened to put a central Indiana mayor in jail over a dispute about pipes blocking a courthouse entrance. The county sheriff led Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight on Tuesday to the office of Howard County Superior Court Judge ...

Goodnight contempt

Kokomo Perspective
Goodnight contempt. Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:12 pm. Mayor Greg Goodnight is led into Howard Superior Court I to face a charge of direct contempt of court. Daily News. Sign up now for daily headlines. Email. Manage Your Lists · Most Recent ...

Principal home secretary gets show cause contempt notice for delayed stand on ...

Daily News & Analysis
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued a show cause notice against the principal secretary of the Maharashtra home ministry calling upon him to explain why no action should be taken against him under the Contempt of Courts Act. The notice was issued ...