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Seventeen per cent increase in private law cases received by Cafcass in May 2016

Date:14 JUN 2016
Figures released by Cafcass show that, in May 2016, the number of private law cases received increased by 17% from May 2015 levels. A total of 3,267 new cases were received.

Between April 2015 and March 2016 Cafcass received a total of 37,568 new private law cases. This figure shows an increase of 9% from the 34,119 cases received in the previous financial year.

The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.