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Family court backlog climbs to 110,000

15th November 2022

Law Gazette

The government has been urged to ensure sufficient judicial capacity to deal with the family court backlog – which has topped 110,000, latest HM Courts & Tribunals Service figures reveal.

According to the data, the number of open private law cases has increased for a second consecutive month, standing at 85,706 in August. The average time was 43 weeks.

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