Publication - Statistics

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15

Published: 18 Mar 2016
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781786521040

The 2014-15 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes: 1. MAIN STATISTICS TABLES (compromising tables that appear in this bulletin) 2. DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION STATISTICS TABLES (further breakdowns on divorce & dissolution) 3. SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICS TABLES (additional statistics on civil law cases in sheriff courts and the Court of Session) 4. BACKGROUND DATA TABLES (an interactive dataset on civil law court cases by court, that can be used to generate user customised tables and charts)

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15
Table 7: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed1 of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2014-15

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Table 7: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed1 of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2014-15

Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For pursuer Expenses only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Aliment 65 40 0 24 5 6 3 1 0 1
Divorce / dissolution 10,169 9,239 0 59 279 320 8,546 7 0 28
Ordinary divorce 4,098 3,297 0 52 37 319 2,860 7 0 22
Simplified divorce 5,972 5,862 0 7 241 0 5,608 0 0 6
Ordinary dissolution 4 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
Simplified dissolution 95 77 0 0 1 0 76 0 0 0
Exclusion order2 19 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
Interdict 292 152 1 39 15 31 55 0 0 11
Parental responsibilities & rights 2,582 1,571 0 432 82 477 468 6 3 103
Contact 1,281 646 0 285 32 230 56 3 2 38
Residence 729 476 0 62 27 134 209 1 1 42
Other 572 449 0 85 23 113 203 2 0 23
Other 330 197 8 49 13 34 82 0 0 11
Total 13,457 11,203 9 606 394 868 9,155 14 3 154

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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