What Is Considered an Unfit Parent?

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An unfit parent is one who does the following; ignores or completely neglects the welfare of the child, endangers the child, fails to care for the child, failing of the child’s grades due to neglect, the child acts up or out of control due to neglect, the home environment is in shambles and where there is evidence of child abuse or exposing the child to abuse.
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Any parent who does not provide for the safety and physical and emotional well being of their child.
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Neglect usually constitutes unfit. The fact that she left them with their dad is not grounds for unfit. For the sake of the kids dad should not make things any harder for his ex.
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The Florida Statutes specifically state that "the best interest of the child(ren) shall be the primary consideration. The statutes also say that "the court shall order that
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Quoting AMLEE91: I know someone( a neighbor) who has 2yr old daughter and she parties every weekend either at a club or at home and the little girl is around if she is partying at
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One is considered an unfit parent under the law if they endanger the life of a child or if one completely neglects the welfare of that child. One may also be considered unfit as a parent if they abuse the child or expose the child to abuse. In addition to that, if a child lives in a home which is in shambles, the parents may be considered unfit as parents.
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