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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Modifying Your Order Can Help Avoid Penalties for Non Payment of Child Support

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have the responsibility to provide and care for their children. The court views this duty seriously, particularly in cases involving child support payments. Regardless of your circumstances or situations going on in your life, penalties for violating an established court order can be severe. Before it gets to the point where you are… Read More »

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Eight Great Tips for Couples Getting A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Nobody thinks on their wedding day that theirs will be one of the many marriages that end up in divorce. Unfortunately, whether it was the result of a hasty decision making process or circumstances that arose over the time you were together, the fact is that now you find yourself faced with picking up… Read More »

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Handling Increased Parental Responsibility Over the Summer Months

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Recently, we addressed some issues and adjustments that parents who are the primary caregiver of children often deal with during the summer. If you are not the primary caregiver, you will likely face some changes over the coming months as well. As part of your child time sharing arrangements, you may be allowed extended… Read More »

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Tips for Dealing With Summer Vacations In Your Parenting Plan

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are divorced or otherwise living apart from your former partner, your child time sharing arrangements dictate when each of you sees your child and the amount of time you get to spend with them. If you are the primary caregiver, it is not uncommon that the other parent will want to take… Read More »

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Five Ways to Save Money When Getting a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In a previous post, we discussed how trying to handle your divorce on your own and without consulting an experienced Florida divorce attorney can end up costing you considerably more money in the long run. While representing yourself in divorce proceedings is not a smart option, there are some actions you can take that… Read More »

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Parallel Parenting: What It Is and How It Can Work for You

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In cases of divorce or in situations where an unmarried couple is no longer together, hard feelings about the other person and the relationship can prove difficult to overcome. Unfortunately, if there are children involved, cutting the other person out of your life entirely is likely impossible. In these situations, creating child time sharing… Read More »

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Four Ways a ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Divorce Can Go Wrong

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

With the abundance of resources and information available online, it is tempting to want to save money by attempting to complete tasks yourself, rather than hiring a professional. Ask anyone who has undertaken DIY home repairs or renovations and they will tell you that these projects are never as easy as they seem. The… Read More »

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Violations of Child Time-Sharing Orders

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When it comes to matters impacting your children and your relationship with them, your top priority is to ensure your rights and their best interests are protected. If the other parent is not holding up their end of the deal in terms of child time sharing arrangements or if they are engaging in conduct… Read More »