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Monthly Archives: October 2017


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 »


Checklist of Things To Do When Changing Your Name

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Changing your name when you get married is a fairly straightforward process, but changing it after a divorce or for other reasons requires extra effort to be effective. Your current name may be the one on which you have established your credit or professional reputation, in addition to being how you are known on… Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Filling out Your Parenting Plan

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For single parents or those going through a divorce, filling out a parenting plan as part of Florida time sharing proceedings is a major undertaking that should not be taken lightly. While there is always the opportunity to change or otherwise modify these plans at a future date, it will require going back to… 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 »


How and When to Request Protection From Domestic Violence

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Domestic violence is a pervasive issue among couples.  Leaving an abusive partner is generally the best way to protect yourself, but it is not always economically feasible, nor does it guarantee the abuse will no longer occur.  In these situations, you need to speak with an experienced  Florida domestic violence lawyer about filing a… Read More »