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Monthly Archives: January 2019


Grandparents and Custody Arrangements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Grandparents play a special role in their grandchildren’s lives. Free from certain pressures and responsibilities after having raised their own children, they are often more likely to be relaxed and even indulgent of this younger generation. Unfortunately, when couples get divorced in Florida and go through the child time-sharing process, the rights of grandparents… Read More »


Four Reasons Why Older Couples Need a Florida Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Falling in love and deciding to get married is a magical time for couples. This is true regardless of their age and any previous relationships they may have been in. However, while it is easy to get swept up in the excitement and romance of it all, there are some important issues older couples… Read More »


Two Major Benefits in Being First to File for Divorce in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the decision to end a marriage is never easy. If you are experiencing marital problems, you may be reluctant to give up hope or to accept the relationship is over. However, ignoring the warning signs that a marriage is beyond saving and a divorce may be imminent could potentially put you at a… Read More »


Catchphrases in Florida Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In family court, child time-sharing proceedings are stressful while the process itself can seem complicated and confusing to the parents involved. On top of all that is at stake in these types of cases and the complex, often contentious relationship that may exist between their parents, there are often words and expressions tossed around… Read More »


Retirement Benefits and Social Security In Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

People today begin planning for the future early, which means that retirement benefits could be a factor for young couples going through a divorce. For older adults and those who have been married for decades, you may have counted on these benefits to maintain your standard of living, both now and in the years… Read More »


How Parental Attachment Impacts Child Time-Sharing

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Couples in otherwise happy and committed partnerships can discover deep differences when it comes to their level of attachment towards children. In cases involving single parents or those going through a divorce, this can be a real area of concern. It could be an issue in child time-sharing proceedings and when taken to extremes,… Read More »


Considerations when Divorcing an Addict or Alcoholic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Dealing with a loved one who has an addiction or a drinking problem can be one of the most heartbreaking and frustrating situations. When not active in their addiction, they may be loving spouses and parents to your children. However, just when you start to relax or when they are counted on most, they… Read More »


Deciding Whether to Keep the Family Home During Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

During your marriage, you and your spouse may have scrimped and saved in an effort to provide a ‘dream home’ for your family, with the idea that it would be the ideal place for your children to grow up and for you to grow old in. When the prospect of filing for divorce changes… Read More »