But Judge Chris Dillon, writing for the court, said that the findings of the trial court failed to show that the father acted willfully in his abandonment of Ivey, noting the effect of the DVPO
on his ability to be present in Ivey's life.
Proposing that he could give an undertaking to abide by the conditions mentioned, Mr Fallows stated: "If the court imposes a DVPO
it will cause Mr Hughes to lose his employment.
Following this, police successfully applied for the DVPO
, a civil order, on November 27.
Domestic Violence Protection Notices (DVPNs) and court-issued Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs
) allow officers to act fast to protect victims following an incident.
Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs
) enable the police and magistrates to put in place protection in the immediate aftermath of a domestic violence incident.
If a senior ocer authorises it the force can then go to court and apply for a DVPO
which, if granted, bans the attacker from contacting the victim for up to 28 days.
Wake County District Court Judge Margaret Eagles admitted the testimony into evidence and entered a DVPO
order against Shawn.
Prosecutor Diane Williams told magistrates at Llandudno that Jones, who denied an assault charge, had been on conditional bail and police had the DVPO
when he attended court at Caernarfon on September 13.
Today's story shows that the DVPOs
do have some power and, as Neil Hanson has discovered, are likely to lead to a time behind bars.
Prosecuting barrister Frances Wilmott said he poured coffee over her in July and the police were called - and a DVPO
was served on him.
Neil Hanson, who is suffering from pancreatic cancer, was among the first people in the area to be handed a Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO
) by Kirklees magistrates on September 11.
Trevor Wyn Evans, 49, of Caernarfon, was sentenced at Caernarfon Magistrates Court yesterday after breaching a DVPO
for the third time.