Form JD-FM-173 "Motion for Contempt/Contempt Citation" - Connecticut

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Download Form JD-FM-173 "Motion for Contempt/Contempt Citation" - Connecticut

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MOTION FOR CONTEMPT/
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COURT USE ONLY
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
CONTEMPT CITATION
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SUPERIOR COURT
MFCONTP
Use this docket legend when the
JD-FM-173 Rev. 2-15
Certification has been filled out, but
www.jud.ct.gov
there is no Order to Attend Hearing
*MFCONTP*
C.G.S. § 46b-87; 46b-220 P.B. § 25-27
and Notice.
ADA NOTICE
CONTCPL
Use this docket legend when the
Order to Attend Hearing and Notice
The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with
has been filled out and the "Before
*CONTCPL*
Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with
Judgment" box is checked.
the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
CONTCIT
Use this docket legend when the
Order to Attend Hearing and Notice
(Check one)
Before Judgment (pendente lite)
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After Judgment
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has been filled out and the "After
*CONTCIT*
Judgment" box is checked.
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Judicial District of
At (Town )
Docket number
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
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Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial)
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Plaintiff's address (Number,street, city, state, zip code)
Defendant's address (Number,street, city, state, zip code)
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I, the
directing the
Plaintiff
Defendant, respectfully represent that this Court issued an order on
(month, day, year)
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plaintiff
defendant to (fill out only the box (or boxes) below for the order (or orders) you are claiming was (or were) disobeyed):
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Pay child support in the amount of
Pay alimony in the amount of
Pay arrearages in the amount of
Total balance owed
As of (Date)
per
per
per
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Have visitation or parenting time as follows: (Attach a copy of the visitation schedule if available)
Pay medical bills or provide health insurance as follows:
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Other:
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The
plaintiff or
defendant has disobeyed the court order in the following ways: (Please be specific. Include the amount of any
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past due amount you claim is due as of the date of this motion or another specific date.)
I ask the Court to find the
plaintiff
defendant in contempt. I certify that the above information is true to the best of my knowledge.
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Signature*
Date
Telephone (Area code first)
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Name of attorney or self-represented litigant
Address of attorney or self-represented litigant
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Certification (Complete if motion is filed before judgment (pendente lite))
I certify that a copy of this document was or will immediately be mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on (date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record and that written consent for electronic delivery was received from all attorneys and
self-represented parties of record who were or will immediately be electronically served.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was mailed or delivered to*
*If necessary, attach additional sheet or sheets with name and address which the copy was mailed or delivered to.
Print or type name of person signing
Date signed
Signed (Signature of filer)
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Mailing address (Number, street, town, state and zip code)
Telephone number
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Order To Attend Hearing and Notice (To be completed by the Court)
The court orders
the plaintiff
the defendant to attend a hearing at the time and place shown below to show why you
are not in contempt. The Court also orders the
plaintiff
the defendant to give notice to the opposing party of the
Motion and of the time and place where the Court will hear it, by having a true and attested copy of the Motion and this Order
mailed or delivered to the opposing party by any proper officer at least 12 days before the date of the hearing. Proof of
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mailing or delivery must be made to this Court at least 6 days before the hearing.
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By the Court (Judge/Assistant Clerk)
Date signed
Court Use Only
Superior Court, Judicial District of
Date
Time
Hearing To
Be Held At
Court address
Room number (If known)
Telephone (Area code first)
If you do not come to the court hearing, a civil arrest order (capias) may be issued against you.
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*Check appropriate court:
Superior Court
Family Support Magistrate Division
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MOTION FOR CONTEMPT/
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COURT USE ONLY
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
CONTEMPT CITATION
?
SUPERIOR COURT
MFCONTP
Use this docket legend when the
JD-FM-173 Rev. 2-15
Certification has been filled out, but
www.jud.ct.gov
there is no Order to Attend Hearing
*MFCONTP*
C.G.S. § 46b-87; 46b-220 P.B. § 25-27
and Notice.
ADA NOTICE
CONTCPL
Use this docket legend when the
Order to Attend Hearing and Notice
The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with
has been filled out and the "Before
*CONTCPL*
Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with
Judgment" box is checked.
the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
CONTCIT
Use this docket legend when the
Order to Attend Hearing and Notice
(Check one)
Before Judgment (pendente lite)
?
After Judgment
?
has been filled out and the "After
*CONTCIT*
Judgment" box is checked.
?
?
Judicial District of
At (Town )
Docket number
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
?
Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial)
?
Plaintiff's address (Number,street, city, state, zip code)
Defendant's address (Number,street, city, state, zip code)
?
?
I, the
directing the
Plaintiff
Defendant, respectfully represent that this Court issued an order on
(month, day, year)
?
plaintiff
defendant to (fill out only the box (or boxes) below for the order (or orders) you are claiming was (or were) disobeyed):
?
?
?
?
?
Pay child support in the amount of
Pay alimony in the amount of
Pay arrearages in the amount of
Total balance owed
As of (Date)
per
per
per
?
Have visitation or parenting time as follows: (Attach a copy of the visitation schedule if available)
Pay medical bills or provide health insurance as follows:
?
Other:
?
The
plaintiff or
defendant has disobeyed the court order in the following ways: (Please be specific. Include the amount of any
?
past due amount you claim is due as of the date of this motion or another specific date.)
I ask the Court to find the
plaintiff
defendant in contempt. I certify that the above information is true to the best of my knowledge.
?
?
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Signature*
Date
Telephone (Area code first)
?
Name of attorney or self-represented litigant
Address of attorney or self-represented litigant
?
Certification (Complete if motion is filed before judgment (pendente lite))
I certify that a copy of this document was or will immediately be mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on (date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record and that written consent for electronic delivery was received from all attorneys and
self-represented parties of record who were or will immediately be electronically served.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was mailed or delivered to*
*If necessary, attach additional sheet or sheets with name and address which the copy was mailed or delivered to.
Print or type name of person signing
Date signed
Signed (Signature of filer)
u
Mailing address (Number, street, town, state and zip code)
Telephone number
?
Order To Attend Hearing and Notice (To be completed by the Court)
The court orders
the plaintiff
the defendant to attend a hearing at the time and place shown below to show why you
are not in contempt. The Court also orders the
plaintiff
the defendant to give notice to the opposing party of the
Motion and of the time and place where the Court will hear it, by having a true and attested copy of the Motion and this Order
mailed or delivered to the opposing party by any proper officer at least 12 days before the date of the hearing. Proof of
?
mailing or delivery must be made to this Court at least 6 days before the hearing.
?
By the Court (Judge/Assistant Clerk)
Date signed
Court Use Only
Superior Court, Judicial District of
Date
Time
Hearing To
Be Held At
Court address
Room number (If known)
Telephone (Area code first)
If you do not come to the court hearing, a civil arrest order (capias) may be issued against you.
?
*Check appropriate court:
Superior Court
Family Support Magistrate Division
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Summons
TO ANY PROPER OFFICER:
By the Authority of the State of Connecticut, you must serve a true and attested copy of the above Motion and Order to
Attend Hearing on the below named person in one of the ways required by law at least 12 days before the date of the
hearing, and file proof of service with this Court at least six days before the hearing.
Person to be served
Address
Assistant Clerk
Date signed
Order
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The Court has heard the above Motion and finds that the
plaintiff
defendant:
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is not in contempt.
is in contempt in the following way(s):
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owes past due amount (arrears) as of
in the amount of
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other (specify) :
It is ordered:
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payment in the amount of
for current support and
on past due by (date)
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income withholding in the amount of
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incarceration
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attorney's fees
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marshal's fees
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this matter is continued to
at
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(date)
(time)
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other (specify):
By the Court (Judge/Family Support Magistrate)
Signed (Assistant Clerk)
Date of order
Return of Service
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I left a true and attested copy of the Motion for Contempt
in the hands of the defendant
in the hands of the plaintiff
at the current home of the
defendant or
plaintiff at
(Number, street, town or city)
The original Motion is attached.
Name and title
County
Date of service
For Use By Any Proper Officer As Defined by C.G.S. § 52-50(a) Only
Fee information:
Copy
Endorsement
Service
Travel
Total
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