Who do I contact if the judgement for visitation was not followed?
State/Country relating to question: Louisiana
Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX X'X a Family Law litigation attorney here to assist you.If the court order was not followed, you can file a motion for contempt against the other person and ask the judge to hold the person in contempt for failing to honor the visitation order. A contempt charge can carry penalties that range from a warning to a fine to even jail time. The judge will not take kindly to the fact that a party has violated the order, and the only way the court will know that the order has been violated is for you to file a motion for contempt.
Hi - I saw your other post. I did assume that visitation was withheld. However, no matter what the violation was, the process is the same. If the court order was violated in any way, a motion for contempt must be filed in order to bring the violation to the court's attention and to stop this from occurring in the future and also to punish the person for contempt in failing to honor the order.
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