Denial of Motion for Continuance-Trial court abused discretion in denying mother’s motion for continuance where denial created an injustice for the mother, no dilatory practices were demonstrated, and no prejudice was shown

Y.G. v. Dep’t of Children & Families, 246 So. 3d 509, 2018 Fla. App. LEXIS 6165 (Fla. 1st DCA 2018) After mother’s infant was removed by the Department, she executed a consent to adoption and relinquishment of rights in favor of the maternal grandfather.  Grandfather filed a motion to intervene the day before the scheduled […]