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Category Archives: Time-Sharing


Parental Alienation: When Parents Try to Turn Their Children Against Each Other

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child time-sharing cases are among the most contested in the Florida family courts. While many people are able to put their personal feelings aside for the sake of the child’s best interests, there are some parents who attempt to use their influence over the child as a weapon against the other party. This is… Read More »


What to Do When Your Parental Rights Are in Jeopardy

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For parents going through a contested divorce, decisions made over the care and custody of children are a major concern. In an uncontested case, the parents may be able to agree on a child time-sharing plan which respects both their roles in the child’s life and allows them the time needed to form a… Read More »


Grandparents and Custody Arrangements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Grandparents play a special role in their grandchildren’s lives. Free from certain pressures and responsibilities after having raised their own children, they are often more likely to be relaxed and even indulgent of this younger generation. Unfortunately, when couples get divorced in Florida and go through the child time-sharing process, the rights of grandparents… Read More »


Catchphrases in Florida Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In family court, child time-sharing proceedings are stressful while the process itself can seem complicated and confusing to the parents involved. On top of all that is at stake in these types of cases and the complex, often contentious relationship that may exist between their parents, there are often words and expressions tossed around… Read More »


How Parental Attachment Impacts Child Time-Sharing

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Couples in otherwise happy and committed partnerships can discover deep differences when it comes to their level of attachment towards children. In cases involving single parents or those going through a divorce, this can be a real area of concern. It could be an issue in child time-sharing proceedings and when taken to extremes,… Read More »


Six Behaviors that Could Hurt Children During Time-Sharing Visits

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Leaving your child with the other parent as part of a child time-sharing agreement is often difficult. While you may need the break to pursue work or your own interests, it is natural to worry about their wellbeing and safety. While some cases may simply be a matter of learning to let go of… Read More »


Six Tips for Florida Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Time-sharing plans concerning children are among the most emotional and often hotly contested cases dealt with in the family court. Whether you are going through a divorce or are a single parent, these proceedings can be nerve wracking but losing your cool, making unreasonable demands, or otherwise behaving badly may put your rights in… Read More »


Single Parent Tips for Child Time-Sharing

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For single parents, putting personal feelings aside in order to raise children together can be challenging. While child time sharing arrangements can allow both of you to play an active and engaged role in your child’s life, it takes some effort on everyone’s part to make it work. The following are tips to help… Read More »


Three Important Considerations when Creating a Parenting Plan

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For single parents and those going through a divorce, creating a parenting plan is one of the most important matters you will attend to in your child time sharing proceedings. In general, these plans will form the basis for any court orders that are eventually issued. Once the order is in place, it can… Read More »


Five Reasons to Request a Change in Your Child Time Sharing Order

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As a parent, you want what is best for your children. This generally includes allowing them to have frequent and ongoing contact with your former partner or spouse. Unfortunately, with child time-sharing arrangements there are situations in which children may actually be better off with one parent versus the other. If you currently have… Read More »