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Monthly Archives: September 2017


Florida License Suspension For Failure To Pay Child Support

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have a duty and an obligation to support their children, regardless of whether they are unmarried or going through a divorce. In cases where a parent is not forthcoming in making payments or failing to provide enough so as to meet the child’s needs, an order for child support may be issued by… Read More »


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 »


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 »


Protecting Your Rights As A Grandparent

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is stressful watching from the sidelines as your married, adult children go through a divorce or other problems that disrupt their marriage or family life. It is even more painful when there are grandchildren you love involved. It is natural to have concerns about the effects these problems can have on little ones,… Read More »


Why Some Older Adult Couples Choose Domestic Partnership Instead Of Getting Married

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Finding your true love can happen at any age. For older adult couples who may have been previously married, had a family, and built a career, these relationships can be an invaluable source of emotional support and companionship. At the same time,  making the decision to get married is not always in their best… Read More »


Five Qualities To Look For In A Florida Divorce Attorney

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Whether you are facing an uncontested divorce in which you and your spouse agree on most issues or a more high conflict situation involving disputes over marital property and children or allegations of abuse, you want a Florida divorce attorney who can help ensure the most successful results in your case. When evaluating your… Read More »


How Changes In Florida Divorce Laws Support Fathers

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Previously in divorce proceedings, children resided primarily with their mothers, while fathers paid child support and were granted visitation. As increasing numbers of studies have reported that children benefit by having close bonds with each parent, established by frequent and regular contact, the Florida courts responded in terms of changing how they had previously… Read More »


Budgeting Tools for Divorce Recovery

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

After a divorce, it is common to deal with a certain amount of financial uncertainty, in addition to the emotional fallout. This often centers around budgeting concerns, such as meeting expenses on one income rather than two, reentering the workforce after an extended absence, or facing future retirement needs without the benefit of your… Read More »