Motion for Civil Contempt and Enforcement – Florida
(this information should not be construed as legal advice)
What is a contempt?
A contempt of court in Florida is when someone is not respecting or obeying what the court
ordered whether that be in a divorce decree, child support, visitation, etc. The person who has
failed to comply may be fined, sanctioned or worse put in jail.
How do I know if the person is in contempt?
Read your final decree/judgment carefully. In those documents, it will state what that person
should or should not be doing. To proceed you must be able to prove to the court that the person
has willingly failed to comply with the order/decree/final judgment.
Where can I obtain proper documentation?
The Motion for Civil Contempt and Enforcement may be obtained at your local courthouse or
using this link, you will find a blank Motion for Civil Contempt/Enforcement is you feel
comfortable with preparing it on your own.
Should you need legal advice or legal representation, please seek the services of a licensed
If you find all you need is assistance with preparing the form/forms applicable for your case, feel
free to contact us for assistance. Our services are done conveniently online (e-mail us for more