In a family law action challenging a civil contempt order for defendant's failure to comply with a court order relating to the parties' matrimonial action, the Supreme Court's order is affirmed where plaintiff met her burden of proof that defendant violated a lawful court order and the Supreme Court acted within its authority to draw a negative inference from defendant's invocation of his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

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Jun 02, 2020
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