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Monthly Archives: November 2019


Protecting Your Child As a Single Parent

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Being a single parent provides special rewards but it can also present numerous challenges. As the sole caretaker of your child, it is important to take the steps needed to protect them in the event anything happens to you. Establishing paternity is an important first step, as well as ensuring you have the proper… Read More »


Common Causes of Marital Problems and How They Can Impact Divorce Settlements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a couple is going through difficult times in their relationship, there can be a number of underlying causes. In some cases, it may be a sudden event that rocked your marriage and made you consider filing for divorce. In others, it is more subtle issues that may have been steadily accumulating over the… Read More »


Child-Time Sharing: Helping Your Child Succeed In School

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Children of all ages experience major impacts when parents get divorced or otherwise decide to no longer live together. Even when a child time sharing plan allows both to remain active in the child’s life, it can still be a major adjustment. One of the areas you are most likely to see your child… Read More »


Five Stages of Grief During Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Even when getting a divorce is something you know is in your best interests, you can still find yourself experiencing complicated and unexpected during divorce proceedings. It is natural to feel a sense of loss over your broken marriage, the lifestyle you built with your partner, and the impact it is likely to have… Read More »


Can My Child Determine Who They Want to Live with After a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a marriage breaks up, one of the toughest and most hotly contested issues often concerns how to handle plans regarding the couple’s children. Parenting plans and time sharing arrangements in Florida typically aim at having both parents play an active and engaged role in the child’s life. However, there are cases where the… Read More »


The Difference Between a Divorce and Annulment

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marriages break up for a variety of different reasons. A divorce allows you to legally terminate the bonds you entered into on your wedding day. An annulment is an entirely different matter. Rather than terminating your marriage, it is the equivalent of declaring that it never occurred for legal purposes. Find out about the… Read More »


My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Finding out that your spouse wants a divorce can come as a shock. Even if you were having trouble in your relationship, you may have thought it was something you both were dealing with or trying to work through. While you may be reeling emotionally from the news, there are practical matters to consider…. Read More »


Five Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support plays a crucial role in ensuring your child’s basic living costs are met and that they have what they need to be happy and healthy. By law, parents are required to provide support for their child and we help to ensure this obligation is met. The following are frequently asked questions we… Read More »