Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

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

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

2 Answers from Attorneys

John Smitten Carey and Leisure

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, 2:48 am

Robert McCall Law Office of 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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Answered on 9/26/13, 6:58 am

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