Breaches of Court Orders

Breaching a court order is viewed as a very serious act. A breach means that an individual or corporate entity has disobeyed or failed to comply with an order or prohibition. A wide range of penalties can be imposed where court orders are breached and, in some cases, separate criminal charges may arise at The Magistrates or Crown Court. Where possible consequences include committal to prison or high financial penalties, it is essential that anyone accused of breaching a court order is able to rely on the very best legal representation.


Many criminal cases feature bail conditions imposed to reduce the risk of offending while on bail or to secure a defendant’s attendance at court. Breaching the terms of bail can lead to custody. Among the most common types of bail conditions are:


  • Being forbidden from going to a specific area

  • Having to obey a curfew

  • A ‘no contact’ order

  • Not being allowed to possess alcohol or drugs

  • Being prohibited from possessing a weapon

  • Pledging a surety or paying a security into court


In lengthy enquiries, securing bail and remaining at liberty can be one of the most important objectives in preparing your defence. Having the help and support of the best legal assistance from a highly experienced team is therefore a major benefit for those facing a breach of court order - and JMW is able to offer this, and more, through our Private Client Criminal Law Service. This service, designed to meet the needs of sophisticated clients, offers more dedicated representation focused on this objective.


If you want the very best legal defence, this service ticks all of the right boxes. You can find out more by filling in the contact form on this page, or by speaking to one of our highly trained solicitors by calling 0345 872 6666.


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