In re A.R. — So.3d —-, 2012 WL 3709010 Fla.App. 2 Dist.,2012. August 29, 2012 (Approx. 2 pages) We review de novo the trial court’s interpretation of section 39.806(1)( l ), and we conclude that the trial court erred as a matter of law in determining that it was precluded from considering out-of-home placements that […]
The case is T.H. v. DCF. From the opinion, it appears that one Al Guffanti, Esq., appellate attorney for the father, raised ineffective assistance of counsel in the direct appeal. It’s not clear from the opinion what the grounds for that were. There must have been something there, though, because instead of ignoring it outright, […]
I haven’t discussed the Crispell litigation here before, so first a quick overview. Since the litigation is still in the pleadings stages, the following are all allegations from the public pleadings. The Crispells, adoptive parents and former foster parents, are suing DCF, CHS, and various other state actors for placing their now-adoptive child, TMC, in […]
Non-offending parents can still be ordered to do tasks. F.O. v. DCF, — So.3d —-, 2012 WL 3535841 (Fla. 5th DCA 2012). Hearing officers have to consider the EPSDT standard when determining coverage for minors. E.B. v. AHCA, — So.3d —-, 2012 WL 3329207 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012).
By this time the allegations of abuse at the Florida Institute of Neurologic Rehabilitation should be well known to anyone reading this blog. If not, read here and here. Bloomberg somehow got the scoop on the locals and reported years of criminal, civil, and regulatory investigations of the place, including deaths, two pending criminal charges, […]
Yep. F.M. v. DCF, GALP, — So.3d —- (Fla. 3rd DCA 2012).