But one of their lawyers, Arthur Ginsburg, said Kimberly was "yipping and yelping" with a mixture of relief and elation when she was told of the ruling this morning. Subsequent genetic testing, which determined that Kimberly is the Twiggs' biological daughter, set off a bitter legal battle between the Twiggs and Mr. Among the allegations, Kimberly charged that Regina Twigg "had emotional and psychological problems" for which she had failed to seek counseling. Image zoom. InKimberly Mays became a media sensation when genetic tests revealed that she had been switched with another baby shortly after her birth at Hardee Memorial Hospital in Wachula, Fla. By so ruling, the judge set aside longstanding legal doctrines that regard biology as the primary determinant of parentage.
A Florida woman who was switched-at-birth has opened up about her life their biological daughter, Arlena, was given to Ernest and Regina Twigg.
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who I was and what my roots were, how they were as a family and a unit. At this same time both families were involved in lawsuits with the hospital, with Robert suing for $10million and the Twiggs going so far as to.
And they've accused the staff of a rural Florida hospital of giving them the wrong. The Twiggs married in and quickly built a large family.
The Twiggs, who have seven other children, have been fighting to win parental custody and visitation rights since As a result, the judge concluded, "Robert Mays's legal status as the father of Kimberly Mays remains unchanged.
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In the meantime, the book The Baby Swap Conspiracy was published. The Twiggs' questioned Kimberly's legal guidance in pursuing such a case and contended no proper basis for a "divorce" case existed since the Twiggs had no previous custody of Kimberly.
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The judge, Stephen L. Dakan of the Sarasota County Circuit Court, declared that Ernest and Regina Twigg, who want visitation rights to the.
A Florida woman who was switched at birth has opened up about her remarkable life story. Kimberly Mays pictured with the Twigg family.
Legal experts said Kimberly's future could remain in the courts until she turns 18, when she is legally old enough to decide what she wants.
All rights reserved. Times News Platforms. Denkin in a statement. Blakely as saying. The Twiggs sued for custody of Kimberly, even suggesting that Robert Mays and his late wife may have orchestrated the switch of infants after discovering that their daughter had a congenital defect that would eventually kill her.
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|Detective work along trails of medical records eventually established that Arlena and Kimberly had been switched in December,in a Wauchula, Fla.
Kimberly contacted Gregory's new father and lawyer, George Russ, to represent her against her biological parents. For a year the Twiggs, who had seven other children ages 9 to 24, insisted Robert Mays submit to genetic testing. In OctoberMr. Mays and the Twiggs agreed to a settlement that gave Mr.