This law replaces the state`s „family maintenance” policy, which sometimes endangered children living with domestic violence or untreated drug addiction. This law essentially strengthened the „safety net” for children in Florida and may have facilitated the end of parental rights if the best interests of the child are clearly not respected by the parents. Her father passed away when she was about 3 months old and hasn`t come back since. However, it is on the birth certificate, so she has her last name. .