.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

Solo In Chicago

...empowering the Second City's entrepreneurial legal community

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

In Civil-Contempt Cases, Jail Time Can Stretch On for Years

Ah, my favorite legal topic covered over in the WSJ…civil contempt. If you get into court much and thus need to deal with entering orders and inevitably enforcing orders ya better know your 4 types of contempt and how to get them and how to defend them.


At 9:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I once filed a motion for civil contempt. Mr. Smarty-Pants UVA Law School argued against it for his bum client. As a conclusion, he said, "Your honor, they should not get attorneys fees in this case either because they're not really asking for civil contempt but criminal."

I guess he thought that argument would cap his brilliance, but the judge said, "Take the defendant into custody, bailiff."

That was one of my "can't believe what I just saw lawyer moments."

At 3:55 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice to read your blog about online part time jobs to make money. I just write about a blog about the same keywords to promote the linsk here to get more traffic through us.

Make Money Online

Free part Time Jobs

Part Time Jobs

At 3:24 AM, Blogger Dyana said...

Nice post shared.If anybody involved in legal issues get assistance from Dimic Law's experienced lawyers in Calgary.


Post a Comment

<< Home