Published: Apr 14, 2014 12:06 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 14, 2014 12:40 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Cape Coral man accused of trying to kill his wife by plowing through their home with a minivan will spend 20 years behind bars.

Jose Acevedo plead no contest  to attempted murder and child neglect in court this morning.

Police say in March of last year, Acevedo drove a van into his home, knowing his wife and son were inside. Cape Coral Police say he then beat his wife with a bat.

Acevedo cannot have contact with his wife or son while in custody.