A Warrnambool district man who repeatedly breached court orders by driving a car and visiting his ex-partner will spend another month in jail.
The 38-year-old man, who cannot be named because that could identify the victim, pleaded guilty in Warrnambool Magistrates Court to driving disqualified and the persistent breach of a family violence intervention order.
He was jailed for two months with 33 days already served in custody on remand.
An intervention order was put in place on June 1 last year year which prohibited the man from within 200 metres of the victim's house.
An unrelated order made on July 10 disqualified the man from driving for 12 months.
Then between April and September this year, the man repeatedly attended the victim's house, sometimes staying there overnight.
The court heard he drove to the woman's house on each occasion despite having a disqualified licence.
He was arrested at the victim's home on September 13.
Lawyer Matt Piknin said the man had a "pretty terrible driving record" due to living in an area without public transport.
"He usually only drove to get groceries or to work if he was unable to carpool," he said.
He said one of the man's vehicles was impounded, leading him to share a different car with the victim.
Mr Piknin said the man and the victim's relationship was "fraught with difficulties".
He said they enjoyed each other's company until a minor argument about income or raising their son would cause a minor argument that usually escalated into police involvement.
He said the breaches of the intervention order were "not malicious".
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