How long does a contempt of court order stand for?

Answer That depends on the order, some orders are time limited. In general terms though these orders stand until they are complied with. For Example: If a court orders you to cut down a tree, finds you ar... Read More »

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How would you dispute a judge's order of contempt of court?

You can appeal but a judge has the discretion to issue a contempt of court order and that is rarely reversed. If it is civil you "hold the keys" and can pay your way out.

What is the contempt of court penalty for not following a divorce decree child visitation order?

My ex husband should have returned the kids back to me on Wednesday per the court order at 10:00am. The night before he refused to return the kids and said he will return them on Friday at 6:00pmWe... Read More »

How late does child support have to be to file contempt of court charges?

There are no specific regulations, but after 30 days simply notify child support enforcement. Contempt of court is not for non-payment, it's for not providing a valid reason for it to the court, or... Read More »

The Penalty for Contempt in a US District Court?

Contempt of court penalties vary depending on whether the contempt is civil or criminal. In both cases, the person held in contempt of court may face jail time. U.S District Courts hold trials and ... Read More »