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Twenty-four per cent increase in private law cases received by Cafcass in April 2016

Date:12 MAY 2016
Figures released by Cafcass show that, in April 2016, the number of private law cases received increased by 24% from April 2015 levels. A total of 3,557 new cases were received.

Between April 2014 and March 2015 Cafcass received a total of 34,119 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.