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i received a request for show cause order for contempt (3-633)

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i received a request for show cause order for contempt (3-633) (shor)

what does this means to me?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  lwpat replied 5 years ago.
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It means that you have been accused of willfully violating a court order and the other party is asking the court to hold you in contempt of court. There should also be a complaint listing specifically how you have violated the order. Depending on the situation, the court can incarcerate you.