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Edgewater Legal News - Parental Rights

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Parents Rights Terminated in Favor of Grandparents

The Fourth District ruled that a parent's rights could be terminated in favor of the paternal grandparents where it was in the child's best interest. L. W., the mother v. Department of Children and Families, 36 Fl. L. Weekly D2195. In this case, there was substantial evidence which supported the termination of the mother's rights based on abandonment.