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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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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 »

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Should Children Be Involved in the Parenting Time Process?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Decisions regarding child time-sharing and parenting time are rarely easy. Depending on the circumstances, it may require months of negotiations between you, the other parent, and each of your attorneys before an agreement can be reached. In some situations, parents never can work out differences, and a family court judge must issue an order… Read More »

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Making Plans for Your Child’s School Break During Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There is never a good time to go through a divorce. If you have children, school breaks over the summer months can be particularly hard. In addition to learning to adjust to life single, you have the added pressure of making sure they are kept busy and provided for. The good news is that… Read More »