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Nearly 40,000 new private law cases received by Cafcass in 2016

New private law cases received by Cafcass in December up 1% on a year ago

In December 2016, Cafcass received a total of 2,938 new private law cases. This is a 1% increase on December 2015 levels.

In 2016 there were 39,978 new private law cases. This is a 8.8% increase on 2015 levels (36,730).

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