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Making Decisions about Your Child

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

After a breakup, child time-sharing arrangements can become a major issue, with decision being a battleground for power and control issues. The following outlines how decision making responsibilities regarding children are handled in Florida, and steps you can take to help avoid conflicts in these arrangements. Legal Responsibility for Making Decisions Regarding Your Child… Read More »

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When to Appeal a Family Court Decision

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Cases dealt with in the Florida family courts often concern sensitive issues that have the potential to impact the lives of all involved in dramatic ways. After having spent the time and money it takes to assert your rights in a family law case, such as a divorce or child time-sharing dispute, getting a… Read More »

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What Children Want Their Parents to Know About Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is natural for any couple going through a divorce or separation to have serious concerns about the impacts it could have on their children. In many cases, having parents who live apart from one another while participating in child time-sharing arrangements is far preferable than living in a home where fighting between spouses… Read More »

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Co-Parenting App Aims at Making Time-Sharing Plans More Effective

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the aftermath of a breakup or a divorce involving children, coordinating time-sharing and communicating with your ex can be a challenge. A new app on the market promises to help make these tasks easier, while allowing you to track information that could prove important in developing parenting plans. Designed by a Jacksonville father… Read More »

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When Time Sharing Plans Require Supervised Parenting Time

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When parents who are either divorced or unmarried are involved in disputes over raising their children, the court generally elects the use of parenting plans and time sharing. This helps to ensure both the mother and the father have an equal opportunity to share in the duties and the joys of child rearing, and… Read More »

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Protecting Your Rights As A Grandparent

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is stressful watching from the sidelines as your married, adult children go through a divorce or other problems that disrupt their marriage or family life. It is even more painful when there are grandchildren you love involved. It is natural to have concerns about the effects these problems can have on little ones,… Read More »

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How Changes In Florida Divorce Laws Support Fathers

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Previously in divorce proceedings, children resided primarily with their mothers, while fathers paid child support and were granted visitation. As increasing numbers of studies have reported that children benefit by having close bonds with each parent, established by frequent and regular contact, the Florida courts responded in terms of changing how they had previously… Read More »

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Maintaining A Long Distance Relationship With Your Child After Relocation

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Being apart from your child for even a little while is painful and can make forming a close bond challenging. In parenting plans and timesharing arrangements, the court generally aims to give both parents plenty of access and opportunity to support the parent-child relationship, but situations may arise where work requires you to be… Read More »

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Dealing With Blended Families

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There is life after a divorce, and it often involves a partner who has gone through the same or a similar experience. Both of you may be dealing with the reality of having to deal with an ex in your life, particularly if there were children from the marriage and you are dealing with… Read More »

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Appealing Divorce and Timesharing Judgments

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In cases involving divorce, time sharing plans, and other family law decisions, judgments handed down by the court can have a major impact on you and your loved ones, both now and in the future. In the event you are unhappy with a decision or if you feel a mistake was made, you may… Read More »