Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

My stepdaughters mother was sentenced to one year in jail, she issued a notarized letter to her sister in a different state giving her custody. Wouldnt my husband get automatic custody. there is no custody order in place

Asked on 9/06/12, 8:50 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

R. Jason de Groot R. Jason de Groot, P.A.

Yes, the father will be the primary care parent. The sister may be commiting a third degree felony, interference with child custody, if she refuses to give the child to the father.

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Answered on 9/07/12, 6:36 am

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