Re C and D (Children) [2010] EWHC B27 (Fam) (9 November 2010)

Care Proceedings: Fact finding hearing to establish whether six week old twin girls had suffered non-accidental injuries. Local authority failed to satisfy the court on the balance of probabilities that any of the injuries were non-accidental. Application dismissed. The court considered the discharge of the burden of proof, unreliable expert evidence, the need for good quality photographs and for skilled representation in care proceedings.

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