Contempt of court in paternity

can i hold the defendant in contempt of court for not mailing papers to the plaintiff or is there any actions the plaintiff can take prior to court?

Hudson, FL -

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Wendi L Hall-Gonzales

Wendi L Hall-Gonzales

Divorce / Separation Lawyer - Palm Harbor, FL
Answered

The Court holds a defendant in contempt for violation of a Court order. If you would like to provide more facts, I would be happy to provide you with some answers. With your current question, I do not have enough facts to give you good legal advice.

Anastatia Quirk Ellis

Anastatia Quirk Ellis

Estate Planning Attorney - Tampa, FL
Answered

Only the Court can hold someone in contempt of court.

Anastatia Quirk Ellis, Esq. is licensed to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts and U.S. Tax Court, This answer... more

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