If your Ex is not following a court order, you can force your Ex to follow the court order by filing an action for Contempt.
If your Ex is found in Contempt, he or she may also be subjected to fines, attorney’s fees, and jail time.
If your Ex has filed an action for Contempt against you, you need to immediately schedule a consultation with an experienced trial attorney to evaluate your case. Your money and freedom are at stake.
Common Contempt Issues:
- Failure to Pay Child Support
- Failure to Pay Alimony
- Failure to Pay Marital Debts
- Failure to Exercise Visitation
- Routine Failure to Drop Off/Pick Up Child On-Time
- Routine Failure to Inform Parent of Child Activities
- Failure to Follow Settlement Agreement, Parenting Plan, Order, Etc.
Your attorney’s fees may be covered in a contempt action. Schedule an Initial Consultation with CBJ Family Law Attorney Danielle Mays.
- Finding of NO CONTEMPT after trial. Danielle Mays successfully defended a client at trial who was accused of contempt by his Ex for his alleged failure to take the Ex’s name off of a company bank account. Danielle Mays saved her client from paying his Ex over $150,000 in penalties.
- Finding of WILLFUL CONTEMPT after trial. Danielle Mays successfully held State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company in contempt for failing to respond to a subpoena.
- Finding of NO CONTEMPT after trial. Danielle Mays successfully defended a client at trial who was accused of contempt by her Ex for failure to pay debt as required by the parties’ Divorce Settlement Agreement.
- Finding of WILLFUL CONTEMPT after trial. Danielle Mays successfully prosecuted client’s Ex for failing to notify client of change in address, failing to notify client of child’s activities and medical appointments, and failing to pay certain debts under the parties’ Settlement Agreement. Danielle Mays was awarded attorney’s fees.