“Failure to appear as commanded by a summons without good cause is an indirect criminal contempt of court”
Contempt of Court
If you have been charged with ADMIN007 CONTEMPT OF COURT you can call a Tampa Contempt of Court Defense Attorney at (813) 222-2220 and tell me your story.
Form Code: ADMIN007
Florida Statute: 901.11
Description: CONTEMPT OF COURT
ADMIN007 CONTEMPT OF COURT one of the most commonly charged offenses in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Title XLVII CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 901 ARRESTS
901.11 Effect of not answering summons.
Failure to appear as commanded by a summons without good cause is an indirect criminal contempt of court and may be punished by a fine of not more than $100. When a person fails to appear as commanded by a summons, the trial court judge shall issue a warrant. If the trial court judge acquires reason to believe that the person summoned will not appear as commanded after issuing a summons, the trial court judge may issue a warrant.
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