All agreements approved and ordered by the court must be complied with in full by both parties in a divorce. If either party does not follow the court order, he or she is considered to be in contempt of court. These are intentional violations of a court order and are punishable by fines, attorney’s fees and even jail time.
If you require assistance with a former spouse who is violating your divorce order, we can help you hold him or her in contempt of court. These are serious situations that require prompt action. Do not let a child or alimony payment slip by just because you are afraid to take legal action. Divorce orders must be followed and fully complied with. They are not optional and particularly with child custody orders, have been found to be in the best interests of the child. The Law Offices of Abbott & Abbott P.C. helps clients with all types of contempt actions related to family law orders. From child support agreements to alimony payment plans, we are there for our clients and aggressively seek compliance from the noncomplying party.
If there are grounds for contempt, we will immediately make the court aware of it and seek full imposition of penalties.
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While there are many kinds of contempt actions, the three main types that relate to family law are:
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