Sections 39.806(1)(e)(1) and (3)-Evidence did not support the termination of a mother’s parental rights under Sections 39.806(1)(e)(1) or (3) for case plan noncompliance where review of the record showed mother had successfully completed all tasks in her case plans

C.R. v. Dep’t of Children & Families, 2018 Fla. App. LEXIS 11041 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 3d Dist. August 8, 2018) The Third DCA reversed and remanded the order that terminated mother’s parental rights pursuant to §§ 39.806(1)(e)(1) and 39.806(1)(e)(3), because the evidence did not support the trial court’s finding that mother had failed to […]

Competent Substantial Evidence-Trial court’s determination that child was at substantial risk of imminent harm was not supported by competent substantial evidence

C.H. v. Department of Children and Families, — So.3d —- (2018) The child was adjudicated dependent upon trial court’s finding child was at substantial risk of imminent harm after being placed in the custody of an inappropriate caregiver by the mother.  The court found that the caregiver was inappropriate because she had a prior case […]