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Anne E. Raduns PA
We are part of the community and we hear your concerns during these unprecedented times while we all address the Covid-19 virus and the rapidity in which things change.

We are open and will continue to assist our clients and our prospective clients through their difficult time, as we always have.

We are committed to keeping our staff and our clients safe as we- as a community- address the preventative methods that will allow us to keep us all safe. If you need to make an appointment but are concerned about maintaining the recommended social distancing, please consider our ability to meet with you or address your issues by email, phone conference, or Skype/FaceTime.

Hopefully none of us – our clients, our families, our legal team and their families are negatively impacted by this.

Working together as a team is always better than trying to go it alone. We will get through this!
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Child Custody and Guardianship: Special Needs Woman Wants Freedom

Child custody cases take many different forms. Some child custody matters arise when two Florida parents are going through a divorce. Others involve a special needs child who requires legal guardianship. Issues of guardianship for children with special needs can be even more complex after the child becomes an adult.

Recently, a woman who was born with Down syndrome asked for independence from her parents. The state court overseeing the matter has placed the woman under the temporary guardianship of her mother and step-father. Her parents say she must live in a group home where she is under constant supervision. However, the mentally disabled woman has expressed she prefers to live with her friends, a married couple that own a thrift store where she once worked.

The young woman had previously lived with her friends, who took her in after she was injured in a bicycle accident. They have stated that they are eager to have her back in their home. They have even offered to serve as the woman’s legal guardian if necessary.

There are many other details relating to his case, which the court must take into account. For example, the woman’s mental capacity to make sound decisions for herself will weigh heavily in this case. Ultimately, in guardianship and child custody disputes, the court will seek to determine which outcome will be in the best interest of the person who must be cared for. A well-thought out legal strategy taking all factors into account can be enormously beneficial to individuals in Florida who are in a guardian dispute about the care of a person with special needs.