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How To Talk To Your Children About Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While divorce is painful for adults, it can be devastating for children. In the midst of making parenting plans and timesharing arrangements, it is natural to wonder just what to say about your divorce and how to say it. The following offers advice on how to talk to children about divorce in a way… Read More »


12 Situations In Which Parental Rights May Be Terminated

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Protecting your child’s physical and emotional health and well-being is a primary concern as a parent. Unfortunately, in some cases, that means shielding them from their other parent. The court generally attempts to have both parents share in the responsibilities of caring for children in parenting and timesharing plans, but there are situations in… Read More »


Six Personal Issues to Discuss with Your Timesharing Attorney

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Life is full of ups and downs. While we are often proud of our accomplishments, it is often the challenges we face in life which help to shape us into the people we are today. Most prefer to keep these matters private, with only a few close friends or family members aware of the… Read More »


Getting the Support You Need For A Special Needs Child

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Raising children is a demanding task that can be challenging in any situation. While having a child with special needs can bring out previously untapped inner resources in the parents and make some marriages stronger, others have difficulties withstanding the pressures. For parents of children with disabilities, going through a divorce can be particularly… Read More »

Decline in U.S. Migration Tied to Divorce Rate

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Over the last 50 years, Americans have fallen into a pattern of moving much less frequently. In fact, the rate of annual U.S. interstate migration in 2015 was only half as much as it was in 1965. Researchers over the years have considered many different factors to change this steep decline in migration, such… Read More »

Why Can’t I See My Children By Myself?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Although the situation is relatively rare, there are divorce cases in which one parent ends up with supervised parenting time or timesharing, which means that the parent cannot see the children without a chaperone or other third party present. There are a variety of reasons as to why a court might limit a parent’s… Read More »

The Benefits of Establishing Paternity Under Florida Law

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a child is born to parents who are not married, it is important to take the steps necessary to legally establish paternity for your child. Establishing paternity for a child gives that child a legal father. Florida law provides for a number of different ways to establish paternity. Whichever method of establishment you… Read More »

Living Together Outside of Marriage: Legal Pitfalls That You May Face When You Separate

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there has been a 30 percent increase over the last decade in the number of couples who choose to simply live together rather than getting married. A recent Forbes article reports that 8.3 million unmarried couples lived together in 2015. While it doesn’t sound very romantic to prepare… Read More »