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Cafcass private law demand in October up 6 per cent on last year

Demand for the year running at 2 per cent above last year

In October 2018, Cafcass received a total of 4,080 new private law cases. This is 6.7% higher than October 2017. The total number of new private law cases during the current year (ie since April 2018) is running at just over 2% higher than last year.

For the month-by-month figures, click here. From that page readers can access the Cafcass Private law case demand and number of subject children by DFJ area.