Abbo v Briskin case brief - HOLDING • Divorce court may...

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660 So.2d 1157 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995) PLA3013 Spring 2007 Name: 19:00:08 FACTS : Circuit Court, Palm Beach County, awarded Catholic wife primary custody. Judge order Catholic wife to only raised the child in the Jewish faith and not to do anything to influence the child other wise. Wife appeal. Affirmed in part; reversed in part. ISSUE: Whether the judge has the right to rule what religion is best for the child?
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Unformatted text preview: HOLDING: • Divorce court may not make decision in favor of specific religious training of child over objection of the other parent. REASONING: Judges can not decide a child’s religion. The court had no reason to believe that the mother’s religion would affect the child’s well being or welfare. DISPOSITION: • Affirmed in part; reversed in part....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course LEGAL STUD 3013 taught by Professor Bush during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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