Ask a Criminal Lawyer Buffalo NY: “I have a custody order with my ex who lives in buffalo ny. But I feel like she has been violating everything. If i brought a petition, what would the court look at?”

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In New York, as criminal attorneys in buffalo in new york know, to establish civil contempt based upon a violation of a court order, the petitioner (person filing the petition) must show that (1) a lawful court order was in effect at the time of the violation; (2) the order stipulated a clear condition that must be followed; (3) and the person alleged to have violated the order had actual knowledge of the terms. A willful violation of a Family Court order must be established by clear and convincing evidence

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