A man accused of stabbing his wife in front of their daughter in their White Box Rise home remains in custody after pleading guilty to three charges.
The husband and father, who can't be named for legal reasons, faced court on Thursday following his arrest in June.
He admitted to aggravated burglary with intent to assault, recklessly causing injury, and recklessly causing serious injury.
Other charges were withdrawn by the prosecution.
A summary of the allegations weren't read out during the proceedings.
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The court heard the woman will have a permanent intervention order out against the man, preventing him from ever contacting her or approaching her.
She received significant injuries during the incident.
The matter will be heard before the Melbourne County Court on February 22.
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