Just as courts are handing down more decisions finding public servants to be personally liable for part of their legal costs, so too are successful contempt orders — across a variety of issues — becoming less rare.

This week I found two interesting applications for contempt. One, from Pretoria, concerns a couple in a messy divorce.

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