Figures released by Cafcass show that, in January 2016
, the number of private law cases received increased by 7%
from January 2015
levels. A total of 2,953
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