Property Settlement - Contempt



A finding of contempt has serious consequences. Punishments include fines, imprisonment or other measures to ensure the orders are followed.

Contempt may involve the breach of an essential order or a continuous disregard for orders made by the court.

An application must be filed before contempt will be considered by the court. Armstrong Legal can provide expert legal advice related your application for contempt.

Contempt is a serious allegation which must be substantiated and the consequences for a finding of contempt can be severe.
  • A person may be fined or imprisoned
  • The person may be put on notice
  • Changes may be made to the existing orders
  • Or the court may utilise other measures
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