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Asked on: 9/25/13, 3:25 pm

If my child was adopted but is now 16 and wants to live with me can I get custody? She lives in Connecticut and I live in Florida

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Answered on: 9/26/13, 2:48 am by John Smitten

No. Legally you do not exist so there is nothing you could file with the court that would help you. Unless all parties consent in writing.


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Answered on: 9/26/13, 6:58 am by Robert McCall

Florida court has no ability to act, it must be a court in the child's s Home State, Connecticut. I don't know the rules in that jurisdiction.


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