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How Accusations of Domestic Violence Impacts Your Divorce Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

During any divorce case, issues and conflicts can arise that make it hard for the couple to reach agreements. In many of these situations, a settlement can eventually be agreed on by the two parties through negotiations with their attorneys. In divorce proceedings involving allegations of domestic abuse, the safety of the abused party… Read More »

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Issues To Consider In Establishing Paternity

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Unmarried couples who have children together often face difficult issues and challenging questions when it comes to establishing paternity. If you are not in an established relationship, there may be concerns over maintaining continued contact with one another, or the amount of involvement the father will have in both the child’s and the mother’s… Read More »

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Seven Advantages Of Divorce Mediation

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While the breakup of your marriage may not be something you would have wanted for yourself or your family, you do have options in terms of how you get through your divorce proceedings. You and your spouse can become embroiled in costly and time consuming court battles that take up to a year or… Read More »

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Postnuptial Agreements Can Protect You When Reconciling With Your Spouse

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the choice to end your marriage is a complicated and painful decision, even after a period of separation. Whatever the problems in the relationship that prompted you to live apart, time away from each other and perspective on the situation could make a reconciliation seem like a good idea. Problems can arise, though,… Read More »

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What To Do When Your Spouse Tells You They Want A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In some divorces, problems are obvious and stem from long standing disputes between the spouses. In other situations, the decision to get a divorce comes as a shock to one of the partners, leaving them reeling and wondering where things went wrong. If you have been blindsided by your spouse insisting on a separation… Read More »

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Three Ways Adultery Can Impact Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Adultery has a devastating impact on a marriage. While some couples find it possible to address the issue and put it behind them, in other cases it can lead to a permanent breakdown of the relationship. Cheating on your spouse is not grounds for divorce in Florida, but it can impact other decisions that… Read More »

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Dealing With Blended Families

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There is life after a divorce, and it often involves a partner who has gone through the same or a similar experience. Both of you may be dealing with the reality of having to deal with an ex in your life, particularly if there were children from the marriage and you are dealing with… Read More »

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Approaching Your Partner About A Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Bringing up the idea of a prenuptial agreement with your fiancé may be something you have been putting off or dreading. At the same time, it is an important step for the both of you to take as a couple, and one that can help get your marriage started on the right financial footing…. Read More »

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Appealing Divorce and Timesharing Judgments

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In cases involving divorce, time sharing plans, and other family law decisions, judgments handed down by the court can have a major impact on you and your loved ones, both now and in the future. In the event you are unhappy with a decision or if you feel a mistake was made, you may… Read More »

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Recovering From Emotional Abuse During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There are a variety of issues that can bring about the end of marriage, but emotional abuse is one of the most difficult to face and recover from. The abuser typically downplays their actions or behavior, and there are no physical injuries that prove the degree harm done. While filing for divorce can help… Read More »