Florida Biological Siblings Separated in Foster Care Although One Family Will Take Them All

Little Girl in foster care in Florida is adopted.

Baby Boy is placed into foster care with different foster parents and they want to adopt him.

Boy and Girl are biological brother and sister.

State policy is to try to keep biological siblings in foster care together.

Biological mother is pregnant again.

Girl’s adoptive family wants to take Boy (and the unborn child) too to keep family together.

Department of Children and Families, belatedly trying to fix things, sets up visitation between Boy and Girl.

Boy’s guardian ad litem (lay advocate) blocks the visitation, for reasons that are not entirely clear.

A judge will decide who gets to adopt Boy.

Read more in this WFTV 27 article: Family Says DCF Mistake Keeping Siblings Apart.