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Divorce Trends: Waiting Until After the Holidays to File for Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

According to a recent study, it is relatively common for couples to vacation and celebrate holidays together in the month of December, only to turn around and file for divorce in January. Divorce filings actually peak in March, after the holidays have passed and individuals presumably have undertaken the preparation needed to file for… Read More »

Does My Parenting Time Affect My Child Support Payment?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a couple who share children separate, whether they divorce or never married, child support is likely to become an issue. Both parents are required to financially support their children under Florida law. The amount of parenting time, however, that the noncustodial parent exercises does directly affect his or her child support obligation, at… 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 »

Is It Time to Reevaluate Your Parenting Plan?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Its back to school season and many students are heading back for the first time as children of divorce. They may be starting a new school due to one parent’s relocation or shuttling back and forth between two households as part of a joint custody arrangement. While the freedom of summer makes custody splitting… Read More »

Summer Vacation Can Prove Difficult for a Child of Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It’s summertime and school is out. Children across Florida are brimming with excitement about summer camps, sporting events, vacations and lazy afternoons by the neighborhood pool. But for some children, summertime creates feelings of anxiety as they struggle to cope with the changing dynamics of a family divorce. For these children, summer may mean… Read More »