In re S-B (Children) (Care Proceedings: Standard of Proof) [2009] UKSC 17 (14 December 2009)

CHILDREN — Care proceedings — Threshold conditions — Whether children likely to suffer significant harm — Whether likelihood of harm attributable to care likely to be given to children if care order not made — Uncertainty as to which parent responsible for significant harm suffered in past — Whether threshold condition that children likely to suffer significant harm satisfied — Whether standard of proof balance of probabilities — Children Act 1989, s 31(2)

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