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Is it possible to have parental rights rights terminated in Florida based on abandonment?
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Fla. Stat. 39.806(1)(a)(2)(b) provides for abandonment as grounds for termination of parental rights as follows: "Abandonment as defined in s. 39.01(1) or when the identity or location of the parent or parents is unknown and cannot be ascertained by diligent search within 60 days."

To view all of the various grounds for termination of parental rights, see this link.

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