Contempt Of Court Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Contempt Of Court, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Contempt Of Court?

It is an act of purposely not following an order given by the court.It also means misbehaving with any judge or attorney during a trial and thereby interfering with the proceedings of the court.Contempt of court is punishable either by fines or imprisonment or both.