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Monthly Archives: September 2018


Are You Ready for a Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the choice to end your marriage is never easy, and it is a decision that should not be taken lightly or done in haste. While there are situations, such as those involving domestic violence, alcohol abuse, or illegal activity, that may require you to immediately get out of the relationship, generally you should… Read More »


Documents You Need In Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is difficult, regardless of the situation. While this is likely to be an emotional time in your life, there are practical matters which must be attended to in order for your divorce to be finalized. At our law office, we work with you to ensure all the appropriate documents are… Read More »


Three Important Considerations when Creating a Parenting Plan

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For single parents and those going through a divorce, creating a parenting plan is one of the most important matters you will attend to in your child time sharing proceedings. In general, these plans will form the basis for any court orders that are eventually issued. Once the order is in place, it can… Read More »


The Benefits of Stepparent Adoptions

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is hard on children and single parents when a mother or father is not in the picture. In these situations, step parents can help fill the gap. In the past, these caring individuals often got a bad rap, being portrayed as dominating or divisive in movies and on television shows. Today, stepparents are… Read More »


Reasons to File an Appeal in Your Family Court Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Orders issued in family law cases can impact your rights as a parent, your relationship with children, and your financial security for years into the future. If you are unhappy with a ruling or feel that justice was not served in your case, there are limited circumstances under which you may file a civil… Read More »


Dealing with the Negative Impacts of Divorce on Children

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce, with the disruption that it causes in the home and the impact it has on family members, is hard for everyone involved. Children in particular can suffer fears and doubts about themselves and their overall security, which they often fail to express or communicate with their parents. If you are… Read More »


How Your Spouse’s Bad Behavior Can Benefit You in Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marriages break up for a variety of reasons. While both parties generally play a role in the decision to get a divorce, there are plenty of situations in which the bad behavior of one of the spouses led directly to the decision. While marital misconduct is not a factor in your ability to obtain… Read More »


Dos and Don’ts for Getting Through Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Few people are prepared for the fallout that can result from the breakup of a marriage. Going through a divorce has the potential to impact you on the job and in all of your relationships, while dramatically altering your finances, your manner of living, and your financial security, both now and in the future…. Read More »