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Help Your Child Adjust to Time Sharing Arrangements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through the breakup of their parents’ marriage can be traumatic for children, causing them to act out in a variety of ways. At the same time, it is important to bear in mind that continuing to live with two parents who either constantly fight or struggle to suppress their hostility toward one another… Read More »

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Parenting Disputes Involving Family Members Other Than The Parents

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Raising a child is a serious responsibility. Beyond providing a loving, safe environment, it requires a heavy investment of both time and resources. The ideal situation is for parents to raise their children together or, in the case of divorce, to share parenting duties through time sharing arrangements, but sometimes this is simply not… Read More »

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Do I Need A Temporary Relief Order Before My Divorce Is Final?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce proceedings are as varied and unique as each of the parties involved. While you may know of people in circumstances where these matters were resolved quickly, the timeline depends on numerous factors, not the least of which is you and your former spouse’s ability to agree on issues such as the division of… Read More »

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Penalties For Failing to Honor A Timesharing Plan

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child rearing experts agree that spending time and forming close emotional bonds with both parents is in the child’s best interests, and the Florida courts agree. Parenting plans and timesharing are used to ensure that in divorce matters, each parent is afforded the opportunity to remain a vital part of their child’s life. Unfortunately,… Read More »

Jolie-Pitt Celebrity Divorce Defies National Parental Timesharing Trend

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Regardless of whether or not you follow celebrity gossip, it is hard not to have heard the news regarding the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie split. The couple made headlines for their unorthodox family life as much as for their movies, traveling the globe to adopt four different children from impoverished nations, while also giving birth… Read More »

Who Pays for Travels Costs When My Child’s Other Parent Lives Far Away?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In today’s age, it is not unusual for a child’s parents to live in two different cities or even in two different states. This arrangement necessitates a long-distance parenting plan that gives both parents adequate and appropriate timesharing with the child. However, a long-distance parenting plan also must include provisions for paying the expenses… Read More »

What is the Right of First Refusal in Florida Family Law Cases?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The right of first refusal is a common provision in Florida parenting plans that allows one parent to spend additional time with the child when the other parent needs daycare for the child, perhaps due to work hours, medical appointments, or other activities that necessitate childcare. While this provision is not mandatory for parenting… Read More »

Am I Allowed to Move to a Different State With My Child?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As the United States has become an increasingly mobile country over the last several years, more and more people are moving to different cities and states, often to take advantage of booming job markets and new career opportunities. The virtual dating world also has created more situations in which a participant must move in… Read More »

How Not to Treat Your Kids During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Even the best parents can become overly emotional and slightly irrational when going through a divorce. Under the best of circumstances, divorce is a stressful transition that becomes even more difficult when you and your soon-to-be-ex share children. If you are not careful, however, you may unintentionally hurt your children and your relationship with… Read More »

Completing the Florida Parenting Plan: What You Need to Know

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida divorce laws require that when you are getting divorced and have minor children, you must complete a parenting plan that sets forth your intentions about timesharing, child-related responsibilities, and child support. The point of a Florida parenting plan is to help you and your spouse work out arrangements for your child following your… Read More »