Cafcass have revealed there have been an increase in the number of private law cases involving disputes over arrangements for children.
There are many options available to resolve disputes before embarking on the Court route, including mediation.
For more information about ways to resolve any issues, please contact me.
In December 2016, Cafcass received a total of 2,938 new private law cases. This is a 1% increase on December 2015 levels. April 2015 - March 2016 Between April 2015 and March 2016 Cafcass received a total of 37,427 new private law cases. This figure shows an increase of 10% from the 34,119 cases received in the previous financial year.