Publication - Statistics

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2016-2017

Published: 28 Aug 2018
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781787811256

The 2016-17 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes main statistics tables and figures and supplementary statistics tables.

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2016-2017
Table 6: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed[1] of in the Court of Session, by case type, 2016-17

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Table 6: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed[1] of in the Court of Session, by case type, 2016-17

Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For pursuer Expenses only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Aliment 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Divorce / dissolution 86 93 1 8 1 6 71 0 0 6
Ordinary divorce 38 45 1 7 1 6 24 0 0 6
Simplified divorce 43 43 0 1 0 0 42 0 0 0
Ordinary dissolution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Simplified dissolution 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Exclusion order2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interdict 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nullity of marriage / civil partnership 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Parental responsibilities & rights 4 5 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
Contact 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Residence 1 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0
Other 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 104 105 4 11 2 7 73 0 0 8

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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