Sheriff Court Civil Case Volumes
Case initiations and disposals
Initiations and Disposals (of all types) in the Sheriff Civil Courts remain low, but are recovering to 19-20 typical levels (dotted lines) as the courts begin to emerge from lockdown.
Focus on case types
Family, Children's Referral & Debt initiations are returning to 19-20 typical levels. Personal injury initiations are lower.
Debt disposals are higher than 19-20 levels. Family & Personal Injury disposals are lower than typical 19-20 levels.
|Initiated Cases||Disposed Cases|
|Weekly average (June 20)||Change from 19-20||Case Type||Weekly average (June 20)||Change from 19-20|
|216||80% of 19-20 typical week (271 cases)||Family||111||49% of 19-20 typical week (226 cases)|
|104||78% of 19-20 typical week (134 cases)||Children's Referrals||23||71% of 19-20 typical week (32 cases)|
|372||86% of 19-20 typical week (430 cases)||Debt||510||109% of 19-20 typical week (469 cases)|
|71||59% of 19-20 typical week (120 cases)||Personal Injury||58||64% of 19-20 typical week (91 cases)|
Latest published Civil Justice Statistics can be found here: