A CO Donegal man has been jailed for 14 days for refusing to provide for his children.Judge Paul Kelly handed down the sentence at a sitting of Carndonagh District Court.The case was a family law case, so the parties cannot be identified. The man had claimed he didn’t have any money.But under cross-examination by a solicitor he admitted spending money on weekend events and going out.He said he didn’t go to see his children because he didn’t have a car; and didn’t want to drive to see them in his tractor.The solicitor then produced Facebook pictures – posted by the man himself on his own Facebook Page – showing the man out at sea fishing in recent weeks.The solicitor said this left a huge question mark over the man’s claims that he didn’t have any money.Judge Paul Kelly said he believed the man was hiding income from his ex partner and their children. He jailed the man for 14 days for non-payment of maintenance towards them.14 DAYS BEHIND BARS FOR DONEGAL MAN WHO REFUSES TO PAY MAINTENANCE FOR CHILDREN was last modified: October 26th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CarndonaghFamily lawmaintenance
On Wednesday, an Anchorage grand jury indicted 63-year-old Paul Allen Harris on one count of kidnapping, two counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree and one count of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree.Listen Now Harris has been in custody since June after a man reported his daughter was kidnapped and sexually abused by Harris. If convicted, Harris faces 99 years in prison for the kidnapping and sexual abuse.Harris is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow.