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Publication - Statistics Publication

Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016

Published: 28 Mar 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528667

Statistics on civil justice, which aims to resolve a range of disputes from debt and eviction to divorce.

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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 7: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed 1 of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2015-16

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Table 7: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed 1 of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2015-16

Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For pursuer Expenses only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Aliment 49 36 1 12 2 12 8 0 0 1
Divorce / dissolution 9,859 9,276 3 64 253 301 8,625 5 1 24
Ordinary divorce 3,912 3,350 3 60 27 301 2,934 5 1 19
Simplified divorce 5,848 5,835 0 4 226 0 5,600 0 0 5
Ordinary dissolution 6 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Simplified dissolution 93 87 0 0 0 0 87 0 0 0
Exclusion order 2 14 8 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 2
Interdict 275 158 1 43 21 30 47 0 0 16
Nullity of marriage / civil partnership 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Parental responsibilities & rights 2,232 1,610 4 424 100 511 459 6 0 106
Contact 1,039 680 2 249 54 268 54 1 0 52
Residence 712 506 1 77 21 139 224 2 0 42
Other 481 424 1 98 25 104 181 3 0 12
Other 326 229 13 74 14 39 75 4 0 10
Total 12,755 11,317 22 619 391 894 9,216 15 1 159

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. Exclusion orders which suspend the right of a spouse, civil partner or cohabitant to occupy the family home.


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