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Case Conclusion Date: December 9, 2009
Practice Area: Family
Outcome: Former Wife sentenced to 180 days in jail for refusing visitation.
Description: Judge held Former Wife in contempt for refusal to allow children to visit Former Husband in the United States, violating prior orders. Ruled that Former Wife kept the children from coming to the United States denying Former Husband's timesharing in Florida for seven years and that she attempted "forum shopping" in Peru to keep the children in Peru and avoid Florida's jurisdiction. Former Husband was able to bring the children to Florida after being refused by Former Wife for seven years. (The sentence was purged once Former Wife complied.)