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Category Archives: Divorce

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Making Sure Child Support Covers School-Related Costs

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For parents of children just entering junior high or high school, no doubt many will be surprised at the hefty costs and fees involved. Supplies such as backpacks, back-to-school clothes, books, pens, and paper have increased in price, along with added necessities, such as laptops and elaborate calculators. If you are currently involved in… Read More »

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Dealing With The Stress Of Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As anyone who has been through a divorce will tell you, it is high on the list when it comes to stress. In addition to the impact on your physical health, it easy to fall into harmful patterns of behavior that could cause problems, both now and in the years to come. Having someone… Read More »

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Deciding Whether To Sell Your Home In A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Some of the most difficult decisions couples face when contemplating a divorce concern the division of marital property. This is particularly true when considering whether it is in your best interests to sell the family home. Your house is likely associated with both good and bad memories that can arouse strong feelings, but there… Read More »

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What You Do Online Could Hurt Your Divorce Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Our ‘online presence’ can have a positive impact in terms of our personal lives and professional success. It can also reveal facts about us that would better be kept private, or give a false impression about our situation. This is particularly true when going through a separation or when filing for divorce. Information posted… Read More »

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Including Life Insurance In Alimony and Child Support Agreements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Alimony and child support are often key issues in Florida divorce proceedings. Depending on the amount of time you have been married, the number of children you have, and the financial resources of each partner, payments made through your divorce agreement can go along way to providing financial security and ensuring child will be… Read More »

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When Time Sharing Plans Require Supervised Parenting Time

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When parents who are either divorced or unmarried are involved in disputes over raising their children, the court generally elects the use of parenting plans and time sharing. This helps to ensure both the mother and the father have an equal opportunity to share in the duties and the joys of child rearing, and… Read More »

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Dealing With False Allegations During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through divorce proceedings can involve highly contested legal battles, particularly if there are children or large amounts of property or assets involved. While not common, one of the spouses may elect to use false allegations when filing for divorce, as a means of getting sympathy, revenge, or a more favorable ruling in the… Read More »

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Dividing Debts During and After Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce can wreak havoc on your financial affairs. While property and debts are to be divided fairly  between you and your spouse, either through mutual agreements or under order by the Florida courts, you need an experienced divorce lawyer on your side to ensure your interests are protected. To minimize the… Read More »

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Divorce Tactics Often Employed By Narcissists

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There are plenty of spouses who file for divorce in Florida claiming their partners are narcissists who only care about themselves. While the word narcissist is often used as a way of  categorizing a certain type of behavior rather than as an indicator of an actual mental illness, there is no doubt people who… Read More »

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How Having A Prenuptial Agreement Can Benefit People You Care About

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Many couples shy away from creating a prenuptial agreement. They may insist that it puts a damper on their romance or reveals one of the partner’s reluctance to making a life time commitment. They may also see it as unnecessary due to a lack of property or assets, or owing to their willingness to… Read More »