Foster Care Children Eligible for Free Lunch
From Howard Davidson at the ABA: “I wanted my colleagues to know about an important provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-296), enacted on 12/13/10. The Act, in Section 102, amends a key provision of the National School Lunch Act (42...
Good overview of Fostering
This article provides a good overview of fostering and fostering to adopt, adoption-advocate-no-31.html
Interesting perspective piece on an open adoption, 1109827-499.stm
Florida’s Adoption Registry
Florida’s Adoption registry provides a method for adopted children and birth parents to find each other. The Gainesville Sun featured the registry in Saturday’s paper, news?Title=The-Florida-Adoption-Reunion-Registry-helps-bring-families-together
story?id=12084822 Adoption parties are a great way for children and parents to meet and connect. Children’s Home Society is celebrating adoption tomorrow at Skate Station from 5:30-7:30. Please come join the party–it is always a great time!
Ban on Gay Adoptions Struck Down in Florida
The morning after the Gill decision was rendered by the 3rd District Court of Appeal, my cell phone rang incessantly. My oldest child asked, “Why is everyone calling you? What’s the big deal?” Just three of those many conversations illustrate “the big deal.” • One of...
A very cute adoption story
Governor Crist changes position on Gay Adoption
crist-may-drop-gay-adoption-lawsuit-says-hes-evolved Governor Crist has changed his position on gay adoption indicating that he is "less judgmental" than when he previously took a position against gay adoption. When pressed by reporters, Governor Crist stated he would...
Step-Parent Adoptions in Florida
Step-Parent Adoptions vary widely in complexity.Step-Parent Adoptions in Florida can involve extremely complicated family dynamics that require a large amount of attorney time and legal expense. They can also be very simple where the birth parent is deceased or...
New Website For Our Florida Adoption Law Office!
The Law office of Mary K Wimsett is proud to announce our new Florida Adoption Website designed, created, and optimized for the search engines by evolveALOUD, Authentic Web Marketing. It includes a short video (more to come) as well as some great information on...