Previous rulings favorable to David Goldman have been scuttled by other Brazilian courts. Goldman's own lawyer said he was certain lawyers for Joao Paulo Lins e Silva, the Brazilian stepfather with whom Sean lives, would appeal the federal court ruling on Dec. 16, 2009, to surrender the boy. Goldman's Lawyer says he doesn't expect a final resolution until at least the first half of 2010.
Author: CBS News Staff
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