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10 per cent increase in private law cases received by Cafcass in February
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Figures released by Cafcass show that, in February 2016
, the number of private law cases received increased by 10%
from February 2015
levels. A total of 3,237
new cases were received.
Between April 2014
and March 2015
Cafcass received a total of 34,116
new private law cases. This figure shows a decrease of 27%
from the 46,636 cases
received in the previous financial year.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website