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2004-MO-058 - Fassuliotis v. Fassuliotis

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court


Maureen G. Fassuliotis, Respondent,

v.

Dennis T. Fassuliotis, Appellant.


Appeal From Charleston County
 Frances  P. Segars-Andrews, Family Court Judge


Memorandum Opinion No. 2004-MO-058
Heard October 19, 2004 – Filed November 8, 2004


REVERSED


Cynthia Barrier Castengera, of Newland, N.C., for Appellant.

Sabrina R. Grogan, of Mt. Pleasant, for Respondent.


PER CURIAM:  Reversed pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authority: Edwards v. Edwards, 254 S.C. 466, 176 S.E.2d 123 (1970) (Contempt results from the willful disobedience of an order of the court, and before a person may be held in contempt, the record must be clear and specific as to the acts or conduct upon which such finding is based).  In light of our holding, the imposition of costs is likewised reversed.

REVERSED.

TOAL, C.J., MOORE, WALLER, BURNETT and PLEICONES, JJ., concur.