Maine State Representative Archie Verow said meeting Catherine Falk inspired him to make sure children are not estranged from their parents, in times of sickness. Verow said, "In her case her dad was remarried and the subsequent wife would not permit the children of the first wife to have access to their dad."
|Representative Archie Verow|
Archie pointed to specific wording in this bill that will address the problems Catherine and many others have faced. "This bill would require notification by the spouse for any children of a previous marriage if their dad had to go to the hospital or had illness," stated Verow.
The bill was slated to go before the legislative council on Thursday but was tabled for a later date. Catherine explained that a guardianship should be a last resort.
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