William-Prescod, Carrol v Prescod, Gregory

Case Number: 
HCV 5580 OF 2005
Date of Delivery: 
26.01.2006

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

CLAIM NO. HCV 5580 OF 2005

IN THE MAlTER OF SECTION 10 OF

THE MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ACT,

1989

BETWEEN CARROL AMELIA WILLIAMS-PRESCOD CLAIMANT

C AND GREGORY CYRUS PRESCOD DEFENDANT

I N CHAMBERS

Miss Daniella Gentles instructed by Mrs. Suzanne Risden-Foster of

Livingston, Alexander and Levy for the applicant

No appearance for defendant and defendant absent

JANUARY 23 AND 26,2006

EX PARTE APPLICATION FOR INJUNCTION ORDER UNDER SECTION 10 OF

THE MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ACT

SYKES J

1 It appears that applications for injunctions under section 10 of the Matrimonial

Causes Act are increasing. This is one such application. It is an ex parte application.

'The applicant, Mrs. Carrol Amelia Williams-Prescod, has applied for an injunction to

bar her husband, Mr. Gregory Prescod, from entering or returning to the

matrimonial home. She is a Jamaican national and her husband is said to be from

The Commonwealth of the Bahamas. She alleges in her affidavit sworn on

December 2, 2005, that her husband abused her, physically and verbally. The

abuse has also produced emotional distress. She has exhibited medical certificates

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