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Statistics on Domestic Violence Cases

There were 13,528 Applications to the District Court for relief under Domestic Violence Legislation in 2014. The number of people barred from their homes for reason of domestic violence has decreased by 38% over the past 7 years. Application for Protection Orders increased by 16% since 2007 and the number of Protection Orders made increased by 24% in 2014. There were 5,500 Applications for Safety Orders in 2014, an increase of 55% on those made in 2007.

For further information the Family Law section of the Courts Service Website ( is a very informative website which provides information on all areas of Family Law including Court procedures, explanation of legal terms etc.

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