FORM 5.9 Petition for Contempt of Order of Custody

 

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF

__________________ COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

CIVIL ACTION-LAW

 

                                          

PLAINTIFF 

 

                  vs                                                                                    No. CI -

 

 

                                          

DEFENDANT

 

 

 

PETITION FOR CONTEMPT OF ORDER OF CUSTODY

 

 

AND NOW, Plaintiff, __________________, files a Petition for Contempt of Order of

 

Custody against Defendant, and in support thereof, avers the following:

 

  1. Plaintiff is __________________ [Mother/Father], who currently resides at

 

__________________.

 

  2. Defendant is __________________ [Mother/Father], who currently resides at

 

__________________.

 

  3. The parties hereto are the parents of the following minor [child/children], who currently

 

reside(s) at __________________.

 

  4. On __________________, 20______, the Honorable __________________

 

__________________, entered an Order of Custody in the Court of Common Pleas of

 

__________________ County, Pennsylvania. A true and correct copy of said Order of Court

 

is marked Exhibit ``A,'' attached hereto and made part hereof.

 

  5. Since the entry of said Order of Court, [Mother/Father] has willfully failed to comply with

 

the custody provisions as required by this Honorable Court, in spite of the fact that

 

[Mother/Father] has been and continues to be physically able to comply with the terms thereof.

 

Specifically, [set forth facts showing willful failure to obey of the Order of Custody].

 

  6. [Mother/Father] has incurred substantial counsel fees and costs as a result of

 

[Mother's/Father's] contempt.

 

  7. [Mother/Father] should be responsible for [Mother's/Father's] reasonable counsel fees and

 

costs.

 

 

WHEREFORE, Plaintiff respectfully requests that this Honorable Court enter an Order

 

adjudicating Defendant in Contempt of Court and [set forth specific requests for relief, i.e.,

 

transfer of custody, make-up time with the child/children, counsel fees, costs and expenses,

 

incarceration, etc.].

 

 

 

                                                                                                     Respectfully submitted,

 

                                                                                                     __________________

 

[Verification]