We can help you successfully file a motion for contempt of court.
The term “contempt” may bring to mind clips from episodes of legal dramas you have seen, but it can also be a valuable tool you use to hold your former spouse accountable for violating the terms of a divorce ruling. In its most basic form, contempt refers to an action taken when a person violates the terms set forth in a court order.
Is your ex-spouse failing to comply with terms outlined in your divorce ruling? At the Law Office of Janice V. Coulter, we can help you file a motion for contempt of court. Since this is such an important aspect of enforcing court orders, it is essential to choose a lawyer who has the right experience. Our firm’s head lawyer, Janice V. Coulter, has over 35 years of experience working on family law cases for clients from the Charlotte, North Carolina area and can help you successfully move forward filing a motion for contempt of court.
Some of the common reasons why you may file a motion for contempt of court include if an ex-spouse makes late child support payments, does not pay spousal support, violates the terms of a child custody agreement, or does not comply with a property division ruling. Since the burden of proof is on you, it is essential to have our experienced, tenacious experience on your side in any of these situations.
Your former spouse has a legally binding obligation to comply with the terms of your divorce agreement. For additional information about how we can help you solve family law matters, including those involving a motion for contempt of court, contact us today.