Florida Third DCA Judges: Cortinas, Emas, Logue Attorneys: Ilene Herscher for Mother, Hillary Kambour for GAL Program Issue: Specificity of single parent termination findings Prediction: remand for further findings.
R.L.R. came down today quashing the contempt order and upholding the attorney-client privilege. Says the court: “In this circumstance it is altogether clear that protecting the attorney-client privilege protects the administration of justice.” I was saddened and disappointed by some of the language DCF (notably not the GAL Program) used in its oral argument and response. Language […]
M.H. v. DCF, 3D13-0343 (PCA’ing J. Figarola) (oral argument here). A.F. v. DCF, 3D13-0202 (PCA’ing J. Cohen). J.E. v. DCF, 3D12-2131 (PCA’ing J. Hanzman). Yawn.
Edit! This is the official Third DCA video. Court: Florida 3rd DCA Judges: Shepherd, Fernandez, Suarez Attorneys: Angela Vigil for Petitioner Child, Karla Perkins for DCF, Hillary Kambour for GAL Program. Issue: Petition for writ quashing order commanding child’s attorney ad litem to disclose child’s location over assertion of attorney-client privilege.