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New private law cases received by Cafcass in November were 9% ahead of last year

Highest November figure for five years

In November 2017, Cafcass received a total of 3,811 new private law cases. This is a 9 per cent increase compared with those received in November 2016 (3,498) and is the highest demand for the month of November since 2012.

The number of received private law cases received in the current financial year is just under 7 per cent ahead of the corresponding months last year.

For a month-by-month table, click here.