If you have a valid court order for child support and the other party is behind at least one full month, you may be able to file a petition to enforce a child support order and compel the other party... more
Judge Cannot Hold Lawyer in Contempt Without OSC and Hearing; in the Matter of Regina Lynch
A proceeding to hold a lawyer in contempt based on nonappearance in court when required to attend should... more
In Washington State the parties in many family law cases must try to resolve their dispute by some form of â€œalternative dispute resolutionâ€ (ADR). This Legal Guide discusses the different types... more
Contempt of Court is a willful act, omission, or statement that tends to impair the authority or impede the functioning of a Court. There are 3 types of sanctions:
1) Criminal Contempt - Criminal... more
What is a contempt hearing?
A contempt hearing comes about because one of the parties informs the Court that the other party is violating the Court order. The Court (or the party) will then set a... more