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Massachusetts Contempt Appeal Attorney

A civil contempt judgment seeks to encourage your compliance. For example, paying the money owed to avoiding incarceration or some other punishment.

Criminal contempt is punitive. Flagrant contemptuous conduct is punished by fine or jail sentence.

Judges make mistakes. Contempt judgments can sidetrack your case. The can also impose a penalty where legal justification requires otherwise.

If you do not challenge your contempt judgment by appeal then the contempt judgment will likely haunt your in all future disputes. Contact (978-846-5184) MA Contempt Appeal Attorney William Driscoll for an assessment of your case.

Contempt appeals are typically fact intensive, require legal support to justify the trial judge's action, and require a keen attention to detail. The ramifications of a contempt judgment can have far reaching consequences, including a critical impact on future litigation.