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