Tag Archives: Contempt

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Alimony

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Rehearing of Order Holding Former Husband in Contempt for Failure to Pay Alimony The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently succeeded on a motion for rehearing of an order that had held our client in contempt for failure to pay alimony. The parties’ marriage was dissolved in 2009…. Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Reversal of Summary Judgment in Homeowner’s Dispute Over Condo Association’s Use of Chemical Pesticides**

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Reversal of Summary Judgment in Homeowner’s Dispute Over Condo Association’s Use of Chemical Pesticides Small v. Devon Condominium B Ass’n, Inc., 4D10-2302, 4D10-5243, 4D11-247, and 4D11-4110 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently won reversal of a trial court’s order granting summary judgment for a condominium association against a… Read More »

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 »

Can I Put Twenty Bucks On It?: Fourth DCA Answers “No” Regarding Substantial Child Support Arrearage

By Robin Bresky |

Hernandez v. Frontiero Case No. 4D10-4122 The Fourth District Court of Appeal (“DCA”) reviewed a trial court order finding a father in contempt for failure to pay child support. The order also allowed the father to pay only $20 per month towards his total child support arrearage of $18,499.75. The Fourth DCA noted that… Read More »

Tuition Tales on Trial

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA:  Trial Court Erred in Holding Mother in Contempt Without Finding of Ability to Comply With Order Harris v. Hampton Case No. 4D11-966 The Fourth District Court of Appeal wrote to address an appeal of a non-final order of contempt entered after a final order in a post-dissolution of marriage case. The trial… Read More »

Finding of Contempt for Failure to Pay Medical Expenses Improper Where Good Faith Dispute Existed as to Whether Procedure Was Reasonable and Necessary

By Robin Bresky |

Lustgarten v. Lustgarten, 4D09-4404 June 22, 2011 The parties entered into a settlement agreement that required the former husband, who is a physician, to pay former wife’s Medicare insurance premiums and medical expenses not covered by Medicare. Former wife later brought a motion for contempt, alleging that the former husband refused to pay for… Read More »