Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at the Family Court at Birmingham

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Pursuant to paragraph 13 of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court


In relation to case number BM12D00755 on 25 August 2015, whilst sitting at The Family Court at Birmingham as a Circuit Judge, I sentence the respondent, Hakan Cangul to an immediate custodial sentence of 3 months for contempt of court. The basis of the imposition of that sentence was that Mr Cangul failed to comply with undertakings to the Court on 24 April 2013 in that:

  1. He failed to disclose annual income details by way of Official documents from his employer.
  2. he failed to ensure that he would not reduce maintenance payments ordered to be paid.
  3. He failed to make payments of maintenance as ordered.

The sentence of 3 months imprisonment was for each breach and to run concurrently.

Her Honour Judge George
The Family Court at Birmingham