Mrs Cartwright said: "We have lost PS700-PS1,000 worth of business.
Mrs Cartwright said: "I can't afford another week without my phone working.
Jobless Mrs Cartwright
used Article 8 of the Human Rights Act to argue she had a right to "respect for her private and family life".
, of Washington, Tyne and Wear, told Newcastle Crown Court: "I did not understand why people asked me to be quiet because to me it is normal.
is using the Human Rights Act to appeal against her conviction by magistrates for violating a noise abatement.
During the four-day preliminary hearing, Deputy District Attorney Ardith Javan argued that Cartwright
lacked the mental capacity to remarry, to manage her finances and to make health care decisions for herself.
The officers were beaten by four members of the Cartwright
family, who were travelling home on a train after a grandfather's funeral in Scarborough.
When a neighbor heard feeble cries for help 10 months ago from the old Cartwright
Motel in Val Verde, she found a sickly Mary Cartwright
, 80, injured from a fall.
The four-year order was imposed on April 17 and prevented Cartwright
"making excessive noise".
The four-year order was imposed by magistrates in Sunderland on April 17 and prevented Cartwright
"making excessive noise" anywhere in England.
, whose husband sat in the public gallery, elected to be tried by jury and the case will be transferred to Newcastle Crown Court at a later date.
Timothy Watkins, who was living in his car when he met Cartwright
, soon was driving a new BMW and a truck, and having a swimming pool built.