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4 Defenses for Contempt of Court During a Divorce

Things can turn ugly while going through a divorce. Spouses may accuse each other of committing crimes and other indiscretions. Being accused of contempt of court, meaning a violation of a court order, can be overwhelming for those already experiencing a stressful divorce. Fortunately, there are several legal defenses that can convince a judge to dismiss a contempt of court charge.

Having a legal professional guide you through the process of fighting a contempt of court charge can keep you from facing conviction and hefty fines. At [firm-name], our lawyers put their years of family law experience to work for clients accused of contempt of court. There are several ways for contempt of court charges to be dismissed, and our lawyers can discuss your possible defense with you.

Common Defenses for Contempt of Court Charges

Those who have been accused of contempt of court may be able to fight the charge with one of the following defenses:

  • Unintentional violation of the court order
  • No ability to comply with the court order
  • Lack of knowledge of the court order
  • False accusation of disobeying the court

These are several of the defenses that those accused of contempt of court may use to fight their charges.

Consult a Contempt of Court Lawyer in San Jose

Facing contempt of court charges is a daunting task on top of the stress of a divorce. An experienced lawyer with [firm-name] can help you get your charges dismissed so you can continue living your life. Call [phone-number] today to speak with a contempt of court lawyer in San Jose.

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