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Contempt Attorney in Massachusetts

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Are you having difficulty getting your spouse to make alimony payments? Have you had difficulty getting up to date on your child support payment in arrearages?

Attorney Carol Weinstein Boileau has many years of experience focusing on family law. She is skilled at advocating on your behalf when you are seeking child support and alimony enforcement and is also able to help if you are concerned about being held in contempt.

Call the Law Office of Carol Weinstein Boileau at 978-691-5666 to discuss your options for seeking spousal support enforcement.

Helping Clients With Child Support Enforcement Matters

A final agreement reached in divorce proceedings is issued as an order of the court. If either spouse does not follow the arrangements set out by the court order, the other spouse may seek enforcement of such a court order from the court. At that point, the nonconforming spouse can be held in contempt of court.

Contempt is not only reserved for nonpayment of child or spousal support. Individuals may also be held in contempt for:

The consequences of being held in contempt of court can include:

  • Financial penalties, including payment of the other person’s legal fees
  • Garnishment of wages
  • Jail time in cases of repeated or intentional violations of the order

Our divorce and family law attorney can assist you in pursuing enforcement of court orders and can also advocate on your behalf if you are in danger of being held in contempt.

Massachusetts Family Law Firm

Attorney Carol Weinstein Boileau is a knowledgeable and diligent attorney and an effective, persuasive advocate for her clients. She has tried cases before the majority of the judges in courtrooms throughout Essex and Middlesex counties.

Please call us at 978-691-5666 or contact us online. We welcome your call.

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Office Location

The Law Office of Carol Weinstein Boileau
126A Pleasant Valley Street
Suite 8
Methuen, MA 01844

Toll Free: 866-273-1788
Phone: 978-691-5666
Fax: 978-682-6150
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