Hicks v feiock brief

Hicks v feiock brief - Hicks v. Feiock 485 U.S. 624, 108 S....

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Hicks v. Feiock 485 U.S. 624, 108 S. Ct. 1423, 99 L. Ed. 2d 721 FACTS Defendant was ordered to make payments for the support of his three children. He sporadically complied, but discontinued to do so six years later. Ex wife petitioned the court for ongoing support payment and for payment of the past due money. A hearing was held where the court examined respondent’s financial situation and ordered him to pay $150 per month. After two months, respondent stopped payments and did not comply for the next nine months. He was served with an order to show cause to explain why he did not comply with the court order. During the hearing, petitioner made out a prima facie case of contempt against respondent by establishing the existence of a valid court order, respondent’s knowledge of the order and respondent’s failure to comply with the order. Respondent was found in contempt of five of the nine counts and sentenced to 5 days in jail for each count with a total of 25 days. The sentence was suspended and responded was placed on probation for three years with the condition to pay
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PARALEGAL 202 taught by Professor Dunlap during the Spring '04 term at UCSD.

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Hicks v feiock brief - Hicks v. Feiock 485 U.S. 624, 108 S....

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