Q: Employer refuses to accept court ordered name change is that considered contempt? Already approached them multiple times
It is not contempt unless the court issued a specific order for the company to do something. If all you have is an order changing your name, it is not contempt to refuse to acknowledge that.
Good luck to you.
Brad S Kane agrees with this answer
A: It could be unlawful (although not a contempt of court) if the employer's refuses to acknowledge your new name for a discriminatory reason. For example, if a work supervisor insists on dead-naming a transgender person at work, it could be evidence of discrimination and harassment. You do not indicate what you believe the employer's reason for refusing to use your new name, but if you believe it is because of your membership in one or more so-called "protected categories," it might be a form of unlawful discrimination and could discuss that with an employment attorney.
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