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Domestic Relations – Civil Contempt – Support Order Violations (access required)

Where the husband, a lawyer, has deliberately chosen to pay exactly one-half of the total amount of child and spousal support ordered by the court, the husband is sentenced for civil contempt to a work-release program so that he may continue practicing law while still feeling the coercive effect of time in jail. Also, the court ...