Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Tribal Code
TITLE IV DOMESTIC RELATIONS
CHAPTER 4 ENFORCEMENT OF CUSTODY AND VISITATION RIGHTS
Section 4-4-1. Visitation
Section 4-4-2. Custody and Visitation Rights Enforceable by Contempt Proceedings
Section 4-4-3. Written Requests for Order to Show Cause for Violation of Visitation or Custody Decree; Hearing Date
Section 4-4-4. Affirmative Defense by Contemnor
Section 4-4-5. Violation of Custody or Visitation Decree Punishment
Upon the dissolution of a marriage or order for separate maintenance, and an award of custody of the party's children to either party, the non-custodial parent shall be entitled to reasonable visitation, subject to any restrictions that the Court deems necessary in the best interests of the child(ren).
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 4-4-1, PTN Code § 4-4-1
After notice and hearing, any decree or order of the Court relating to custody of or visitation with a child may be enforced by contempt.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 4-4-2, PTN Code § 4-4-2
Any party granted visitation or custody rights to a child by a Court decree may request the Court to enter an order to show cause why the other party should not be held in contempt of court for violation of the decree relating to visitation or custody of the child. Upon receipt of a written request for an order to show cause, the Court may issue such an order and forthwith schedule a hearing date not less than thirty (30) days in the future. No particular formality may be required of the moving party in making a written request for an order to show cause.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 4-4-3, PTN Code § 4-4-3
An alleged contemnor may plead and prove that the movant voluntarily relinquished the actual care, control, and possession of the child for the time encompassed by the court-ordered periods of possession. Such relinquishment is an affirmative defense in whole or part to the order to show cause.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 4-4-4, PTN Code § 4-4-4
Each violation of the custody or visitation provisions of a Court decree may be punished by fine not to exceed $1000.00.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Code § 4-4-5, PTN Code § 4-4-5