Number of civil court cases down
In 2012, Dutch civil courts dealt with nearly 1.1 million new cases, i.e. a decrease by 75 thousand relative to record year 2010. The number of summons cases declined notably.
Civil court judges hear one million cases
Although the media and the public are mostly interested in criminal court cases, the number of cases heard by civil court judges is much higher. Dutch civil courts handled 1 million cases in 2008,...