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Family Court Statistics from April to June 2020 released

Quarterly data on the volume of cases dealt with by family courts over time.

  • Main points:

    • Covid-19 and associated actions have had a substantial impact on Family court activity
    • Decrease in the number of cases started in the Family Courts
    • On average, care proceedings took 3 weeks longer with fewer disposals within 26 weeks
    • Decrease in the average time for divorce proceedings
    • Decrease in both divorce petitions and decree absolutes
    • Record numbers of domestic violence remedy order applications and orders made
    • Decrease in the number of both adoption applications and orders
    • Decrease in the deprivation of liberty applications and increase in the orders made
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News, published: 25/09/2020

Published: 25/09/2020


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