What is the Burden of Proof in Sexual Abuse Claims? “How do I prove my claim?”
School for the Deaf Students make sexual abuse claims
Recently former residents of the Nova Scotia School for the Deaf have come forward with allegations about childhood sexual abuse. I have been representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse for almost 25 years. In most cases the allegations that give rise to the claims are decades old. So the most common question that I get asked about by survivors is: “How do I prove that I was abused?”
What is “The Burden of Proof”?