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The contempt process

When an individual displays disrespect for a judge in the courtroom, disrupts judicial proceedings, or disobeys a court order, he or she may be held in contempt. Civil contempt, when a person refuses to obey a court order, can come into play after a divorce.  The charge can be filed against a person who fails… Continue reading →

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What is Collaborative Law?

Collaborative law is when a couple makes an agreement with their attorney to process their divorce outside a court room.  All parties must agree that if they cannot settle their divorce issues and one party decides to go before a judge, the attorneys must withdraw from the case. The couple signs a ‘Participation Agreement’ which… Continue reading →