If your spouse was held in contempt, the judge should have indicated some sort of consequence. However, sometimes judges will hold a party in contempt and then order them to strictly follow the court date without a separate consequence.
If your spouse continues to willfully violate the order, then you should file a motion for order to appear and show cause (i.e. “contempt motion”) each time she commits a violation.
Talk with the school officials and see if/when they intend to bring criminal charges against your spouse. School officials will typically do this once a child has 10 unexcused absences in a school year.
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