Kingsley v. Kingsley
Significance, A Child As A Person, Improper Parental Comparisons, Impact, Further Readings
Gregory Kingsley, Jerri A. Blair, the George Russ family, and the State of Florida
That a minor has no legal right to terminate parental rights solely on his own initiative.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Jane E. Carey
Chief Lawyer for Appellees
George H. Russ
Judges for the Court
George N. Diamantis (writing for the court), Jacqueline R. Griffin
Charles M. Harris
Daytona Beach, Florida
Date of Decision
18 August 1993
Ruled in favor of Gregory Kingsley by finding that clear and convincing evidence of abandonment supported termination.
- Santosky v. Kramer, 455 U.S. 745 (1982).
- Padgett v. Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, 577 So.2d 565 (1991).
- Twigg v. Mays, WL 330624 (Fla. Cir. Cty. 1993).
- Smith v. Langford, 255 So.2d 712 (1997).
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