At sentencing, the court determines whether the obligor should be imprisoned or if other purge conditions should be set to compel compliance as an alternative to imprisonment.
Which authorities govern how Child Support Services pursues civil contempt for child support
Overview of civil contempt.
The two distinct questions that must be answered in order to successfully pursue contempt
To determine if parties are represented, workers review OSIS and other databases for an attorney of record or other evidence of representation.
The purpose of the arraignment is for the judge to explain the proceedings to the obligor and advise the obligor of his or her rights.