Moss Brief - Moss v. Superior Court 17 Cal. 4 396, 950 P.2d...

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Moss v. Superior Court 17 Cal. 4 th 396, 950 P.2d 59, 71 Cal. Rptr. 2d 215 FACTS Respondent, Tamara S. Ortiz, brought an action against petitioner, Brent N. Moss, for contempt to pay child support. The judgment of dissolution ordered Mr. Brent to pay a total of $385 a moth for support of his two children. Mr. Brent was unemployed when the support order was made, but the order was based on his ability to earn income. Mr. Moss claimed that he was not able to pay the child support ordered by court. Ms. Ortiz claimed that Mr. Moss refused to look for employment. The court fount Mr. Moss guilty of 24 counts of contempt, but did not imposed a sentence to allow him to prepare for appellate review. Mr. Moss was then sentenced to five days in jail for each of six counts of contempt and ten days of community service for each of the six counts. He was also placed in three years of informal probation. PROCEDURAL FACTS
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