Civil Contempt Affirmed for Lawyers Who Engaged in Litigation Misconduct, Failed to Pay Sanctions

13December 2021

In knocking down the attorneys’ appeal, which they grounded in an alleged inability to pay the sanction, a Sixth Circuit wrote, “At no point did either attorney provide any actual evidence of his financial status, let alone ‘categorically and in detail.’ Their perfunctory proclamations of inability certainly don’t meet that burden.”       

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