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Florida Grandparents Rights in Divorce
Grandparent Rights to Visitation:
At least one of child's parents is deceased, marriage of the child's parents is dissolved, a parent of the child has deserted the child, or a child is born out of wedlock and not later determined to be a child born in wedlock. Must also file UCCJA Affidavit.
Chapter 752, Section 752.01 (F.S 752.01 et seq.).

When Adoption Occurs:
Rights terminate unless the adoption is by a stepparent.
Child Custody Statutes:
Best interest of child considering:
  1. which party is more likely to allow frequent and continuing contact with the other party;
  2. love, affection and other emotional ties existing between the child and each party;
  3. each party's capacity and disposition to provide food, clothing, medical care or other material needs for the child;
  4. length of time the child has been in a stable, satisfactory environment, and the desirability of maintaining continuity;
  5. the permanence, as a family unit, of the existing or proposed custodial home;
  6. moral fitness of the parties;
  7. mental and physical health of the parties;
  8. child's home, school and community record;
  9. preference of the child, if of sufficient intelligence, understanding and experience; and
  10. any other relevant factor.
F.S. 61.13(3).
Parents May Choose:
Yes

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