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Tag Archives: Parental Time-Sharing Schedules

The Rise of Technology and Parent-Child Communication

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Along with the rapid rise in technology has come the potential for different types of communications between parent and child that stretch far beyond the traditional in-person visits, letter, and phone calls. Many states, including the state of Florida, are increasingly enacting specific legislation that includes electronic forms of communication between parent and child… Read More »

Manatee County Parenting Program Goes International

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

According to a recent article in the Bradenton Herald, a local parenting coordination program that operates in the 12th Judicial Circuit has gone international. Debra K. Carter, a licensed clinical psychologist, Florida Supreme Court-certified family mediator, and qualified parenting coordinator, operates the Carter Psychology Center, as well as the National Cooperative Parenting Center, which… Read More »

How Does a Florida Court Determine Timesharing?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As is the case in most states, Florida courts base custody decisions on the best interest of the child. Fla Stat. §61.13 sets forth the various factors that help a court determine whether a  parenting plan or allocation of parental responsibilities is in the best interest of the child. In the text of its… Read More »

Florida SB 250 Addresses Parental Time-Sharing Schedules

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida State Senator Tom Lee has introduced SB 250, entitled “Family Law Reform,” which is a 41-page proposal that would address alimony and time-sharing of children between parents. The Florida Senate will consider Lee’s proposal during the 2016 Senate session. Bill Proposes Changes to Child Time Sharing Schedules SB 250 proposes some drastic changes… Read More »