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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Consider Your Options When Dealing With the Family House in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In any marital separation or divorce, there are likely to be squabbles over material possessions which have both emotional value and financial worth. At the center is often the family home, which may have been where you spent your early days as a couple or raised children. Deciding what to do with this property… Read More »

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Four Areas to Focus on for Financial Recovery

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through the breakup of a marriage and an ensuing divorce can be devastating financially, jeopardizing your current and future security. Getting what you are entitled to in a settlement is crucial to your recovery, but there are also steps you can take during divorce proceedings and in the months after to ensure you… Read More »

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Child Custody Issues: Is the Other Parent Undermining Your Authority?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Learning how to interact and share custody of your child with a person you are no longer in a relationship with does not always come natural or easy. In addition to any unresolved issues you may have with the other parent, their overall approach to parenting may be entirely different than yours. While it… Read More »

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Tips for Bringing Up a Pre- or Postnuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When marriages end in divorce, much of the conflict is likely to stem over how property and assets accumulated during the course of the marriage will be divided between each spouse. Having a pre or postnuptial agreement in place can help to protect you both, while potentially avoiding certain conflicts. Unfortunately, some couples fail… Read More »

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Five Reasons to Initiate Paternity Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Today, single moms may not have it easy but the stigma is not what it once was and there are numerous support systems in place to help you through the process of raising a child alone. However, while you may not need or want your child’s father to be a part of the picture,… Read More »

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Preparing Yourself for a No-Fault Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Even if you and your partner have been growing apart for years and are in agreement that your marriage is in fact over, going through the actual divorce process can prove challenging. If you are on relatively amicable terms and there are no significant disputes or disagreements over marital property division, children, or alimony,… Read More »

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Gathering Evidence in Your Child Support Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When it comes to your children, as a parent your primary concern is making sure they are properly provided for. In addition to getting the love and nurturing they need, financial support is a major consideration. It can make a difference in terms of providing for their day to day needs, as well as… Read More »

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Five Situations to Talk About With a Divorce Attorney

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Filing for divorce can be the obvious end result after years of fighting or simply growing apart from your spouse. It can also come as a complete shock, with divorce proceedings initiated against you seemingly out of the blue. In either situation, it is important to take the steps needed to protect yourself and… Read More »