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Per Diem Fine Civil Contempt (access required)

The Court of Appeals summarily affirms civil contempt sanctions for a defendant storing unregistered vehicles in violation of a county ordinance and three court orders over a three year period; all facts indicate the proceedings are civil in nature:  the commonwealth is not a party and the $1,000 per diem fine is intended to coerce ...

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