New private law cases received by Cafcass in January up 11% on a year ago
25 February 2018
3,590 new cases received
In January 2018, Cafcass received a total of 3,590 new private law cases. This is an 11% increase compared with those received in January 2017.
In the current financial year, Cafcass has received 35,437 new private law cases. This compares with 33,387 received in the same period a year ago and represents a 6% rise.
Visit The Family Law Weeks website for month-by-month figures.