What is Contempt of Court in Family Law

What is Contempt of Court in Family Law

Contempt of court arises when a person intentionally disobeys or disrespects a court of order. Contempt proceedings and sanctions can be expensive and traumatic. There are many things to consider when dealing with this case, including the application for contempt of court, proof of contempt, and what happens when an individual is “in contempt”. It is vital to be knowledgeable and responsible for your legal obligations to avoid this case. 

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