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Petitions for Contempt in Child Custody Cases

By October 26, 2023January 26th, 2024No Comments

Navigating child custody agreements can be challenging, especially when one party fails to adhere to court-ordered terms. If you find yourself in a situation where the other parent is violating the child custody order, a Petition for Contempt may be the legal remedy you need. At Wenger Law, our dedicated child custody lawyers are here to help you understand and pursue Petitions for Contempt in Pennsylvania.

Understanding Petitions for Contempt

A Petition for Contempt is a legal tool that allows a parent to address situations where the other parent is not complying with the terms of a child custody order. These violations can include:

  1. Denial of Visitation: If the custodial parent refuses to allow the non-custodial parent court-ordered visitation.
  2. Interference with Custody: When one parent interferes with the other parent’s lawful custody rights or attempts to change the child’s residence without court approval.
  3. Failure to Pay Child Support: If the non-custodial parent fails to meet their child support obligations as outlined in the custody order.

How Our Child Custody Lawyers Can Assist

At Wenger Law, our experienced child custody lawyers are dedicated to helping parents enforce their child custody rights through Petitions for Contempt. Here’s how we can support you:

  1. Legal Assessment: We’ll evaluate your specific situation to determine if a Petition for Contempt is the appropriate legal course of action.
  2. Document Preparation: Our team will prepare all necessary legal documents to file the petition.
  3. Court Representation: We’ll represent your interests in court, presenting a compelling case to address the violations and seek enforcement of the custody order.

Contact Us Today

If you’re facing issues with the enforcement of your child custody order in Pennsylvania, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Contact our office to schedule a consultation with one of our skilled child custody lawyers. We are here to help you ensure that the court-ordered custody arrangements are upheld and your child’s best interests are protected.

Your child’s well-being and your parental rights are our priority. Let us assist you in pursuing the enforcement of your child custody order through Petitions for Contempt.


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