Definitions for "Balance of Probabilities"
Keywords:  doubt, proof, criminal, avo, civil
The standard of proof in civil cases, ie for something to be proven to be true it must be more probable than not. This is a lesser standard than the standard of proof in criminal matters which is "beyond reasonable doubt".• Civil Courts
This is the level of proof required in all civil matters, including AVO matters. It means the offence is more likely than not to have happened.
This is the standard of proof in civil claims. Think of it in terms of having to prove that something is more likely to be true than not.