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.
More cases for administrative law judges in 2011
Administrative law judges in the Netherlands disposed of 5 percent more cases in 2011 than in 2010. In one in five cases the judge awarded in favour of the plaintiff. One in three cases were...
Fewer bankruptcy declarations in first six months of 2010
Over the first six months of 2010, the number of bankruptcy declarations dropped by 6.7 percent relative to the same period in 2009. The number of private individuals and one-man businesses declared...
No increase restructured debt arrangements
Last year, 14.9 thousand court orders for debt repayments were pronounced, approximately as many as in 2006. This put a stop to the annual increase.