Status for season 5
The series is NOT cancelled. However, it has not yet been renewed or cancelled for season 5
The CW has approved season 4 for Burden of Truth.
CW’s official synopsis reveals details about the plot in season 4:
When a mining company reopens a dormant mine outside Millwood, Joanna and Billy, lawyers and new parents, step in to protect a local woman’s home from certain destruction. When the mine swiftly retaliates, Joanna is forced to confront a long-buried secret from her past and scramble to protect the future of her career and her family. As both sides prepare for war with the fate of Millwood at stake, Joanna and Billy must juggle their life with a newborn with waging a legal battle against a corporate titan"
Burden of Truth, starring Kristin Kreuk, is a serialized investigative drama about life-altering legal cases, the helpless plaintiffs searching for answers, and the boots-on-the-ground lawyers fighting incredible odds to deliver justice.