In this episode of Law Talk, Tonya Graser Smith joins Bill Powers in a discussion regarding the differences between Criminal and Civil Contempt, possible penalties and sanctions for each, and the real-world application of the NC family laws to disputes.
Failure to comply with a Court Order in North Carolina ordinarily has consequences.
The nature of the Order and the type of alleged violation dictate the appropriate sanctions, if any.
Charlotte Divorce Lawyers regularly litigate issues involving:
Civil Contempt of Court
Motions and Orders to Show Cause
Failure to comply with a Court's Order regarding child custody, visitation, child support, PSS - post separation support, and alimony are common themes of disputes that may result in a Motion and Order to Show Cause.
The "cause" in that instance would be to show why one party "should not be held in contempt of court."