Contempt – Prosecuting and Defending – Men’s Divorce Podcast

Cordell & Cordell Executive/Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Charleston divorce attorney Ryan Phillips talk about the different ways contempt can play a role in family law matters.

Contempt can factor into your divorce in a number of ways. You might want to hold your ex-spouse in contempt for not following an order, or you might end up having to defend yourself against allegations of contempt.

Mr. Trout and Mr. Phillips lay out what it means to be in contempt of court, the potential consequences, and what you can do to defend yourself from allegations of contempt.

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Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on,, and, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels. Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.

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