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§ 2405. Sanctions
The Court may impose such sanctions or remedies as the Court deems just and proper to ensure compliance with orders entered pursuant to this chapter, including but not limited to:
(1) Extra visitation or contact with the child when it is in the child’s best interest to do so;
(2) The payment of costs and reasonable counsel fees of the person applying for relief under this section;
(3) A fine in the discretion of the Court; or
(4) A term of imprisonment if a person is found to be in contempt of prior orders of the Court.
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