Former Florida Husband Held in Contempt for Complying with Court’s Order. Technically.

A Florida family court awards Wife $5,000 as a lump sum payment from Husband.

Husband is angry.

Husband knows he must comply with letter of order. But decides to play fast and loose with the spirit of the order, for maximum effect.

So Husband pays, in full – with wheel barrels full of pennies. 500,000 of them. Delivered to Wife’s attorney’s office.

It is legal tender. But …

Now Former Wife asks Court to hold Former Husband in contempt.

And the Court does, ruling that the Former Husband intended to harass Former Wife.

Read more in this Orlando Sentinel article: Frank rolls out the alimony barrel.