Family Law Contempt

The process of divorce is an emotional time for soon-to-be ex-spouses. Personal conflicts often do not end when the final decree is issued. Disputes may live on, especially if one ex-spouse did not get everything he or she wanted. Continuing disagreements can lead to contempt actions.

At Goble & Yow, PLLC in Clarksville, Tennessee, our job is to represent our clients alleging contempt or defending them from those accusations. Our lawyers bring extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge of both civilian and military divorce law. We will help you understand your rights and enforce them aggressively.

While you may feel that your divorce is "final," your spouse may not feel the same way. Do not let violations of the divorce decree continue. Take immediate action with one telephone call to our firm.

There Can Be Serious Legal Consequences For Contempt

If a divorce was particularly contentious, hard feelings are likely to continue and lead to contempt charges. Assuming the debts of an ex-spouse may be difficult to accept, resulting in creditor calls and harassment to the ex-spouse no longer responsible for the account. Being forced to refinance or sell the family home causes some to list it at an excessive price and sabotage any possibility of a sale.

Failure to pay child support, denying visitation or committing any act of defiance can result in civil contempt charges. At Goble & Yow, PLLC, we hold the ex-spouse violating agreements accountable and pursue money judgments and attorney fees. Some contempt cases are elevated to criminal matters with notices served threatening jail time.

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We offer a free initial consultation. If you would like to discuss a possible contempt action, please call us today at 931-266-4763 or complete a form online. For your convenience, payment plans are available.