The Department of Children and Families argued TPR should be overturned. The Guardian ad Litem disagreed and TPR was affirmed securing an opinion that pursuant to § 39.806(1)(e)2 the trial court may properly consider a parent’s non-compliance with a previous case plan when terminating parental rights based on material breach of the amended case plan

W.D. v. Dep’t of Children & Families, 2018 Fla. App. LEXIS 14315 Nearly three years after the children were removed, the trial court terminated father’s parental rights based on the material breach of his case plan which had been amended after a previous permanent guardianship placement failed. Although the Department filed and prevailed on the […]