Quarterly data on the volume of cases dealt with by family courts over time, with statistics also broken down for the main types of case involved published by the Ministry of Justice on the 13th December 2019. This information includes for the period:

  • Increase in number of cases started in Family courts
  • Decrease in the number of divorce petitions, while number of decree absolutes increases
  • Increase in the number of domestic violence remedy applications and orders made
  • Adoption applications decrease while the number of adoption orders increases
  • Increase in applications made in relation to deprivation of liberty, while orders decrease

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