Tag Archives: Civil Contempt

No Time but the Present: Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Motion for Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Attorney’s Fees Based upon Future Ability to Pay

By Robin Bresky |

The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently won a motion for rehearing of an order of contempt that held our client in contempt for failure to pay an award of temporary attorney’s fees. We are in the process of appealing the underlying order requiring our client to pay fees to opposing counsel. The parties… Read More »

Fourth DCA Reverses Order of Contempt

By Robin Bresky |

Parris v. Silveira and Parris Case No. 4D11-3006 Angelica Parris gave birth to a child while married to Joseph Parris. Angelica later filed for divorce, representing in her petition for dissolution that there were no minor children of the marriage. The trial court entered a final judgment of dissolution of marriage. Silveira later filed… Read More »

Everyone Gets Their Day in Court: Fourth DCA Reverses Civil Contempt Order For Failure To Hold Evidentiary Hearing

By Robin Bresky |

Leo v. Leo Case No. 4D10-5127 In this family law appeal, appellant, Former Wife, appealed an order finding her in civil contempt. This appeal stemmed from a final judgment of dissolution of marriage between the appellant and the appellee, Former Husband. Subsequent to entry of the final judgment, Former Husband filed a motion for… Read More »