My ex claims that he has a family law court-ordered contempt against me. He offered to never bring the contempt to court if I would exchange one of my weekends this month for him to have our child. If I agreed on text message, can he go back on his word? And if I agreed on text message, does that make it appear that I'm admitting that I was in contempt?
There is no contempt until a court says so. You are being played. That said, why not exchange, based on keeping things simple?
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Were you ever served with contempt paperwork? If not, then it is VERY unlikely the court found you in contempt. Contempt is a quasi-criminal action and affords the contemplator the same protections as a criminal defendant. If you failed to show there would most likely be a warrant for your arrest. Otherwise, he is just lying to intimidate you.
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