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What normally happens with a contempt on a civil action

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What normally happens with a contempt on a civil action anyways a fine not jail time right ? That would allow me time to file the bankruptcy right?
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If you fail to appear here then it could be a fine, legal fees, or probation here.You really want to appear and stall this, bring some documents maybe not all and avoid the contempt.And you can still file Chapter 7 here , the sooner the better.It would end the harassment and discharge the debt involved and any others you might have.

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