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Category Archives: Child Custody


What Are Grandparents Rights In Fort Lauderdale?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Grandparents and grandchildren have a special bond. Unfortunately, problems between the grandparents and their own children can cause problems that get in the way of this relationship. As an experienced Fort Lauderdale family law attorney, we often get questions regarding grandparents rights in Florida, specifically as they relate to child time sharing plans. It… Read More »


Problems That Can Create Havoc In Fort Lauderdale Parenting Plans

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parenting plans in Fort Lauderdale help ensure that parents who are divorce or unmarried and living apart are able to spend time with their children. Created during child time sharing proceedings, it is not uncommon for problems to appear after a final order has been issued. These can create havoc both for you and… Read More »


Holiday Disagreements and Your Child Time Sharing Plan

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In anticipation of the holiday season, stores have already begun putting up decorations and families are busy making plans. For parents living separate and apart from one another, the pandemic and court-ordered child-time sharing arrangements that are in place can make navigating this time of year difficult. The following details some common disagreements that… Read More »


Five Tips To Make Child Time Sharing Work For Unmarried Couples

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents who are no longer romantically involved with one another still have rights and responsibilities when it comes to raising any children from their relationship. Parenting plans allow each party to remain active and involved in the child’ life, but implementing these plans can prove challenging. There are often unique hurdles that single parents… Read More »


Unexpected Issues That Can Disrupt Your Child Time-Sharing Plans

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child time-sharing arrangements in Fort Lauderdale allow parents who are no longer living together to continue playing an active and engaged role in their child’s life. Major details regarding these arrangements are hammered out either in court or through negotiations with your attorney. However, there are bound to be unexpected issues that come up…. Read More »


How Controversy Over COVID-19 Can Impact Your Child Time-Sharing Plans

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As cases of COVID-19 continue climbing, there is plenty of concern and controversy regarding how to deal with the situation. Everyone has their own opinion regarding the seriousness of the situation and the precautions that need to be taken. Unfortunately, you may find yourself on opposing sides and in more frequent disagreements with your… Read More »


In Child Time Sharing Plans, Which Parent Has the Authority to Make Decisions on Behalf of the Child?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In Fort Lauderdale child time-sharing proceedings, much of the focus is on the amount of physical time the child will spend with each parent. This is often a hotly debated topic and rightly so. Making a home for your child and being involved in their lives on a regular basis provides a foundation in… Read More »


Child Time Sharing Checklist

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Having a relationship with both parents is generally in the best interests of children. Unfortunately, there are situations which can put them at risk. For parents who are divorced or otherwise not living together, it is important to remain vigilant in regards to any child time sharing arrangements that are made. The following two… Read More »


Courts Issue Emergency Orders That Impact Child Time-Sharing Plans In Fort Lauderdale

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every area of our lives. For people involved in child time-sharing arrangements who have parenting plans in effect through the Broward County Court, it is important to be aware of temporary orders that have been issued and how they could impact your case. Administrative Order Addresses Parenting In Broward… Read More »


Actions to Take Now in Anticipation of Child Time Sharing Disputes

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While much of Fort Lauderdale remains shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, stay home orders on the state level are being lifted. For parents who are divorced, separated, or otherwise no longer living together, this could have major impacts on child-time sharing arrangements. Whether you had child time-sharing plans in place prior to… Read More »