Category Archive: Cafcass (England)

Jan 18

ENGLAND – Cafcass chief wary over recent fall in care applications

The head of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) has dampened hopes that a recent decrease in new care applications represents the start of a sustained fall in children needing protection.   Douglas expects care applications to remain at a high level despite recent falls Cafcass chief executive Anthony Douglas said …

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Jan 18

ENGLAND – Cafcass private law demand

September 2013 statistics from Cafcass     In September 2013, Cafcass received a total of 3834 new private law cases. This is a 6% increase on September 2012 levels.   From April 2013 onwards: Between April and September 2013 Cafcass received a total of 25, 977 new private law cases. This figure shows an increase …

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Jan 14

ENGLAND – Cafcass FCA pilot improves care case outcomes

A Cafcass pilot in Warwickshire and Coventry that introduced Family Court Advisors (FCA) at pre-proceedings stage has made significant reductions in the number of cases reaching court and reduced the length of care proceedings.     The pilot ran for 2 years with the objective of discovering whether the introduction of FCAs into pre-proceedings practice could …

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Dec 14

ENGLAND – Care applications in August 2013

August 2013 statistics from Cafcass     In August 2013, Cafcass received a total of 822 applications. This is a 17% decrease compared to those received in August 2012.   From April 2013: Between April and August 2013 Cafcass received a total of 4,441 applications. This figure is 2% lower when compared to the same …

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Dec 14

ENGLAND – Cafcass private law demand

August 2013 statistics from Cafcass     In August 2013, Cafcass received a total of 4,053 new private law cases. This is an 2% increase on August 2012 levels.   From April 2013 onwards: Between April and August 2013 Cafcass received a total of 22,209 new private law cases. This figure shows an increase of …

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Dec 06

ENGLAND – Latest Cafcass figures for private law and care applications published

Applications for July 2013 released   The Children and Family Court Advisory & Support Service (Cafcass) has issued figures for the number of private law applications and care applications received in July 2013. Private Law ApplicationsCafcass received a total of 4,606 new private law cases in July 2013 which represents an 11% increase on July …

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