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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Benefits of Reaching A Marital Agreement Before Going To Court

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Whether you are going through an amicable divorce, where you and your soon to be former spouse are on fairly good terms, or in more contested divorce cases where you communicate primarily through your divorce attorney, there are important issues related to marital property, spousal support, and children that must be dealt with. Rather… Read More »


Determining The True Value of Marital Assets In Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

During a divorce, you and your spouse will submit financial disclosure forms, listing your income, debts, and assets. In addition to any proceedings involving alimony or child support, these worksheets will be used in determining the equitable division of property. Whether you intend to negotiate a marital property settlement with your soon to be… Read More »


How To Talk To Your Children About Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While divorce is painful for adults, it can be devastating for children. In the midst of making parenting plans and timesharing arrangements, it is natural to wonder just what to say about your divorce and how to say it. The following offers advice on how to talk to children about divorce in a way… Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »