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Family court orders can involve any issue related to family law. When these orders have been violated or ignored by one of the parties, the other party has a legal right to file for contempt of court against the offender. Being found to be in contempt of court can result in various penalties. These penalties are levied against the offender in order to force compliance and to act as a punishment and deterrent for further misconduct. Thus, contempt of court is a serious matter which requires the services of a skilled contempt of court attorney.

If you need help in bringing a contempt of court action against a spouse or former partner or if you need to defend yourself in such a matter, Rech Law, P.C. can help. Our Charlotte contempt of court lawyers have years of experience in dealing with all family law issues and their violations. We understand the strong emotional context of such issues and provide compassion and care along with strong legal knowledge, skill, and a forceful courtroom presence. We will work aggressively to help you through this legal problem as we fight for a favorable conclusion through the courts.

Get the legal representation you need by contacting Rech Law online or at (704) 659-0007 today.

North Carolina Contempt of Court Actions

A contempt of court action can be filed against the alleged violator of any family court order.

You can be held in contempt of court for non-compliance of:

  • The payment of alimony;
  • The payment of child support;
  • Child custody or visitation orders;
  • Any order involving marital property, such as an order to transfer property or refinance an asset;
  • A restraining order (a domestic violence protective order); or
  • Any other order issued by a family court.

Contempt of court motions may be categorized as civil or criminal. Penalties may vary according to the type of motion and the circumstances involved but, in general, penalties can include censure by the court, jail time, and/or fines. For example, the penalty for failing to pay child support can be up to 150 days of jail time.

Bring Your Case to an Award-Winning Law Firm

Our law firm has earned a reputation for outstanding legal service. We have been recognized by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for our high level of client satisfaction. Our Charlotte contempt of court lawyers are dedicated to serving your legal needs with a commitment to excellence and a deep concern for your welfare and that of your family.

Call us today to discuss your case at (704) 659-0007.


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