Abandonment is when a parent deserts their child intentionally with the desire to server the relationship and to throw off all of the obligations stemming from it (32 Cal. Jur. 3rd Family Law 336 2005). This definition is actually used for California’s Family Court, which was included in the article Abandonment as a Ground for Termination of Parental Rights by Kristin M. Wirgler that worked well with my blog topic. This article gives a view of the actually legal stand point of child abandonment.The child is considered a ward of the state if neither parent wants custody of the child. In text... [+] Read more
On August 20, 2012 a two day old baby found underneath a window in Woodside housing complex in Queens, New York. The baby was discovered after there were gunshots fired in the area. The little girl was reported crying snuggled in a pillow case. There is no word on how many hours she had been there, it was said that her umbilical cord was still attached. The woman that lived in the apartment the baby was placed by, spotted the baby and called 911. Immediately she was taken to the nearest hospital and was said to be in good health. Which in a case like this was very good to hear.
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