Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at the Bristol Magistrates Court

|Contempt of Court

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

On 17 April 2015, when sitting as a Judge of the Family Division in Bristol Magistrates Court, I sentenced Mr Andrew John Hoyle, the defendant to claim no. 3BS30780 in the Bristol District Registry, to an immediate custodial sentence of two months for contempt of Court. Mr Hoyle had been guilty of contempt of Court in failing to comply with an order requiring him to file and serve an affidavit exhibiting a full inventory of the estate of Mrs Marie Celine Coverdale and an account of the administration of the estate.

Mr Justice Newey