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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Foster Parents Given Custody Over Relatives Objection

In an ongoing custody battle between relatives and the foster parents caring for a 4-year-old boy, Florida's 5th District Court of Appeals awarded custody to the foster parents on Monday. The child's cousin and her husband have been seeking to adopt the boy for more than 2 1/2 years. The case has generated wide-spread debate on whether the state's policy to favor blood relatives over foster parents helps or hurts children. Source:  For the complete story, please click here (last visited March 29, 2006, reo).

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