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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Tips For Summer Parenting and Timesharing Plans

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Now is the time to consider how your child will be spending their summer vacations. If you currently have a parenting plan and timesharing agreement in place, you may want to review your arrangements with your attorney while considering how to approach making any necessary adjustments. If you are currently going through a divorce… Read More »


Eight Issues That Can Impact Your Parenting Plans and Timesharing Arrangements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Children generally benefit by having both parents actively involved in their day to day lives, but working out these arrangements can be difficult for parents who are separated or divorced. When it comes to implementing parenting plans and timesharing arrangements, issues can arise that require legal intervention. Parenting plan modifications often require a return… Read More »