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Monthly Archives: February 2020


Protect Your Children From Domestic Violence

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Domestic violence in Florida refers to any type of threat, harassment, or physical, emotional, and sexual abuse committed by a spouse, former spouse, domestic partner, or anyone living within your home. It is common among couples and left unchecked, can result in serious, potentially life-threatening injuries and emotional trauma that takes years to recover… Read More »


Five Mistakes to Avoid When Getting A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a marriage is failing, it takes a heavy toll on all the parties involved. Making the decision to get a divorce is never easy and going through the process can leave you feeling drained and confused. However, there are still important actions you must take and major decisions that need to be made,… Read More »


Can I Get a Legal Separation In Florida?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As a Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney, one of the most frequently asked questions we hear from clients concerns the issue of separation. Living apart from your spouse can provide a cooling-off period prior to reconciliation. It can also be used as a temporary step prior to filing for divorce or a long term alternative… Read More »


Dealing With Debts From Your Marriage During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Most people acquire items they want or need in life through a mix of cash and credit. During your marriage, you may have financed homes, cars, furniture, and other items over the years. During your divorce, you will need to work out agreements on how to divide this property between you and your spouse…. Read More »


Is a Simplified Divorce or Marital Settlement Right for You?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce does not have to be a long, contentious, drawn-out, or expensive process. Provided there are no complex issues in your case or you and your spouse can reach mutual agreements on how to resolve them, your divorce can be resolved in a matter of months, allowing you to move on… Read More »


Can an Abusive Partner Change?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It can be difficult to give up on someone you love. However, if they are threatening or hurting you either physically, emotionally, or sexually, your top priority needs to be protecting your own health and welfare. In the case of couples who are married or living together, the one being abused may remain in… Read More »