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A partir del 22 de noviembre de 2021, todos los empleados del Tribunal o toda persona que ingrese a cualquier sala o instalación de la Corte que estén bajo la supervisión y autoridad del Juez Presidente debe usar mascarilla, incluyendo todos los Tribunales de Distrito, la oficina de Administración del Tribunal, la Sección de Relaciones Domésticas, y las Oficinas de Libertad Condicional para Adultos y de Servicios Previos al Juicio, a menos que estén completamente vacunados, de conformidad con la Orden Administrativa 2021-20.

De acuerdo con las directrices del Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC por sus siglas en ingles), los residentes, empleados y visitantes de la División de Menores del Condado de Northampton, incluyendo las Secciones de Detención y Tratamiento de Menores, deben usar mascarillas independientemente de su estado de vacunación. Todas las personas que entren a una sala en la que esté presente un residente de la División de Menores y/o del centro de tratamiento deben usar mascarilla sin importar su estado de vacunación.

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Petition for Contempt - Child Custody Self-Help
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The packet referenced on this page should be used when seeking to file a contempt against the other side. You must have an existing Northampton County custody order.

The required documents may be printed and used to file a petition for contempt.

Once the paperwork has been completed, you must take your completed paperwork to the Mediation Room (1st Floor/across from the District Attorney's Office) on any weekday for review by the Custody Office. You must sign in by 8:45am. No pleadings will be accepted after 9:30am. Your packet must include the following:

  1. A copy of your current custody order.
  2. A completed, signed and dated petition for contempt.
  3. A completed praecipe for a custody list.
  4. A completed scheduling order.
  5. A completed criminal record and abuse history verification form.
     
    NOTE: There is no fee for filing your pleading, but you will need to pay for any copies that are needed.

Once your papers have been reviewed by the Custody Office proceed to the Prothonotary's Office to file your petition and to obtain a date for a custody conference.

*ONLY USE CHILD'S/CHILDREN'S INITIALS WHERE IT ASKS FOR CHILD/CHILDREN'S NAMES

Petition for Contempt: Packet Download
A packet containing these forms is available here as a PDF:
Petition for Civil Contempt for Disobedience of a Custody Order

Disclaimer
The forms and instructions that are available from this website are not a substitute for professional legal advice. Court employees cannot give you legal advice or help you fill out /complete the forms. It is your responsibility to read and complete the forms and to take required steps to file and serve the documents. If you decide to use these forms in an actual action, be prepared to spend appropriate time gathering information, completing forms and following the Rules of Court. The Court assumes no responsibility for the use of these forms and accepts no liability for actions taken by using these documents, including reliance on the instructions and/or contents. To obtain legal advice and to insure the proper use of this material, you should contact a lawyer.

If you want to obtain the service of an attorney, but do not know whom to contact, you should visit the Northampton County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service website.

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