Figures released by Cafcass show that the number of new private law cases
received in August 2015 increased by 18%
from August 2014
levels. A total of 2,954 new cases
Between April 2014
and March 2015
Cafcass received a total of 34,172
new private law cases. This figure shows a decrease of 27%
from the 46,636
cases received in the previous financial year.
Figures have increased steadily since January 2015
(2,765 cases received) and peaked in July 2015
(3,509 cases received).
August cases received represent a 16% decrease from July's levels.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website