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Ash, Solicitor
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Does breaching a restraining order carry any minimum prison

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does breaching a restraining order carry any minimum prison sentence?my freind was given one for a summary harassment offence
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I assume this was imposed in the criminal court?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What was the breach please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
phoning the victim and laughing at her calling her a tart
How many times.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Then it is likely to get a Community Order for breach of it. Clearly if it is breached in future then the Court wont be as light.
But based on the above its a Community Order.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
but it states 5years maximum sentence when a restraining order has been broken
Yes. But the sentencing guidelines say one single breach like this is a community order.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
im worried i might get summonsed for a motoring offence (failing to report a accident)its been 3 weeks and ive received no letters from police or the courts,do police have 14 days to summons me?

I have answered on your other question.