A midlands man told Naas Family Law Court today how he left his home due to being in fear of his adult son.
Judge Desmond Zaidan today heard allegations from the father how he his son attacked him last night with a stanley knife.
The court heard how the father left his home this morning, to stay with another family member.
He said: "He attacked me with a stanley knife. He gave me a punch in the head."
An interim barring order has been granted.
Gardaí have been directed to inform his son of the interim barring order.
Judge Zaidan has ordered that the case is to be heard next Tuesday in Athy.
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