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Divorce and Guilt-Driven Parenting

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Many parents feel guilty about putting their children through divorce, no matter how appropriate or necessary the divorce may be. They feel guilty that their children no longer have an intact home, that they must shuttle back and forth between two parents’ homes, and that their children have had to witness the stressful and… 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 »

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 »