Tag Archives: Terminating Parental Rights
When Can Parental Rights Be Terminated in Florida?
In Florida, there is a strong legal preference in favor of both parents having a role in a child’s life. This means that, whenever reasonably possible, Florida courts prefer to award shared responsibility in an child custody case. Of course, that is only a general rule and it will not hold in every situation…. Read More »
Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in Florida
Several courts across our nation recognize the importance of parent involvement in the lives of children. In fact, studies have shown that children who consistently communication – and even live with – both parents after divorce experience less stress. Under Florida law, it is the custodial parent’s responsibility to encourage and foster an ongoing… Read More »
Grounds to Terminate Parental Rights in Florida
Being a parent is arguably the biggest responsibility that a person will ever take on in their life. Most parents perform this role well and serve as the protector, caretaker, and role model for their child. However, some parents do not live up to their responsibilities, and Florida law provides the means to terminate… Read More »