Broward Circuit Judge Charles I. Kaplan suffered his second appellate setback in three weeks Wednesday when a Florida 4th District Court of Appeal panel found he erred twice in holding a Broward juvenile in contempt for violating a court-ordered curfew.

In a two-page per curiam opinion in K.M., a child, v. State of Florida and Daryl Wolfe, a 4th DCA panel ruled a valid court order did not exist for violation of curfew, and thus Kaplan could not hold the teenage boy in contempt.

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