Breach of Non-Molestation Order is defined under section 42A of family law Act 1996.
Under section 42A of the family law act, 1996 breach of a non-molestation order is a criminal offence punishable by up to five years imprisonment. It is an arrestable offence and it is not necessary to obtain a warrant from the Court.
A person who without reasonable excuse does anything that is prohibited from doing by a non-molestation order is guilty of an offence.
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If you being the applicant has obtained an exparte non-molestation Order then you need to serve it to the respondent within the specified time stated on the Order.
The order will state when will be the return hearing and at that point in time the Respondent will attend the Family Court as well.
The respondent may provide an undertaking to the court in spite of the Order, but once the Order will be in place then the respondent must abide by it, if not then he will be arrested and sentenced to custody.
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Our team of expert Family Law Solicitors based in London and Cardiff can advise and represent you at the family court. Our firm is operating since 2008 and had represented numerous clients in the past, therefore, should you wish then feel free to contact our expert team of family law solicitors. Our aim is your success and satisfaction and we act in the best interest of our clients.