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Motion for Contempt
Motion for Contempt in Tampa
Motion for Contempt Solutions
Contempt motions may be necessary during your underlying divorce or paternity case, or they may become necessary post-judgment, once you already have your final judgment. Regardless, hire Open Palm Law to prosecute or defend against motions for contempt.
FAQs for Motion for Contempt
Judges use civil contempt sanctions to coerce a person into complying with a court order the person has violated.
Criminal contempt charges are punitive, meaning they serve to deter future acts of contempt by punishing the offender no matter what happens in the underlying proceeding.