Is she in contempt?


Your ex is in contempt and you have the text messages to prove it. You should file what is called a motion to show cause. The clerk with then give you an order which you must serve on your ex. She will be required to come to court and explain why the court should not hold her in contempt, not likely given her behavior.

Erin E. Clarey
Attorney with Rosen Law Firm

Raleigh Office
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
919.787.6668 main phone
919.787.6361 main fax

Charlotte Office
301 McCullough Drive
Suite 510
Charlotte, NC 28262
Main Phone: (704)307.4600
Main Fax: (704) 943.0044

Sutton Station
5826 Fayetteville Rd. Suite 205
Durham, NC 27713
Phone: (919) 321-0780


The response posted above is based upon the limited factual information made available and is not intended as a full and complete response to the question. The only reliable manner to obtain complete and adequate legal advice is to consult with an attorney, fully explain your situation, and allow the attorney sufficient opportunity to research the applicable law and facts required to render an accurate opinion. The basic information provided above is intended as a public service only, a full discussion with an attorney should be undertaken before taking any action. The information posted on this forum is available for public viewing and is not intended to create an attorney client relationship with any individual. These answers are provided for informational purposes only, a person should consult with their own individual legal counsel before taking any action that could affect their legal rights or obligations.


Help. This is so frustrating. My girlfriend and I are doing everything by the book for the benefit of our children. My ex actually drove our children to some location so that I could not see them for a birthday party I had planned. The judge said I could see each child for three hours on their birthday. She had agreed all week to the idea of a birthday party- but at the last second hid them from me. All the while she sent ugly, taunting texts to me about what a great time they were having, while my parents and friends sat around and looked at dinner and a birthday cake and no birthday- girl. (She is also the same woman who has just moved her boyfriend into the house.)
The children have seen her boyfriend in bed with her in the morning! I am so worried about my children and I do NOT know what steps to take. I have no more money for lawyers!!!