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Number of new family cases shows small year on year decrease

Family Court statistics for April - June 2017 published

  • 63,381 new cases were started in family courts between April and June this year.

    That represents a 4% drop on the same period last year which is reportedly down to "decreases in matrimonial matters and adoption cases" (down 10% and 7% respectively).

    The number of Private law applications rose slightly though, with a 3% rise. However the number of disposals decreased 4% over the same period.

    The full report can be found on the MoJ website.

News, published: 28/09/2017


Published: 28/09/2017


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