Case: No breach of IVO for Protecting Settlement Money.
Our client was going through a divorce. His wife had an intervention order against him which he was defending. His wife claimed that he breached his IVO by transferring money from a joint account and claimed it was economic abuse.
Charges/ Ch1 (Breach of Intervention Order)
Result/ Ch1: withdrawn
BCL Lawyer found information that the wife had done taken money from a joint account 2 weeks prior and that our client was concerned that she was stealing settlement money. He made the transfer to protect the funds. Prosecution agreed and withdrew the charge.