Domestic Relations Caseloads, 2016
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Total Incoming Domestic Relations Cases
in State Trial Courts, 2007-2016

Since 2014, Domestic Relations caseloads are stabilizing. Go
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Domestic Relations Composition
in 20 States, 2016

Divorce continues to be the most common Domestic Relations case type. Go
Statewide Domestic Relations Caseload Composition

Statewide Domestic Relations
Caseload Composition in 20 States, 2016

The composition of Domestic Relations caseloads shows great variation from state to state.  Go
Divorce Caseloads and Rates in 41 States, 2016

Divorce Caseloads and Rates
in 41 States, 2016

On average, one divorce case is filed for every 200 people in the U.S. annually.  Go
Civil Protection Order Cases

Civil Protection Order Cases
in 38 States, 2016

Civil protection orders range from 3 to 57 percent of Domestic Relations caseloads.  Go