No. C4-95-863.

551 N.W.2d 219 (1996)

MOWER COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES, o/b/o Kimberly Swancutt, petitioner, Appellants, v. Mark A. SWANCUTT, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Minnesota.

July 11, 1996.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert W. Auron, Asst. Mower County Atty., Austin, MN, for appellants.

Lee A. Bjordnal, Baudler, Baudler, Maus & Blahnik, Austin, MN, for respondent.

Heard, considered, and decided by the court en banc.


STRINGER, Justice.

Here we are asked to determine whether a contempt order to enforce a child support order may contain a continuing purge obligation such that, to avoid jail time, the delinquent parent must meet future support obligations until the year 2009, the time when the youngest child reaches age 18. We conclude that the trial court was within its discretion to order continuing compliance with a child support order as a purging condition...

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