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Monthly Archives: April 2020


Five Ways The Coronavirus Pandemic May Impact Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting people across the country in dramatic ways. Closings of schools, businesses, and government agencies in Fort Lauderdale and throughout Florida mean financial losses, schedule changes, and service delays. For those in the process of filing for divorce, it is important to be aware of how pandemic related impacts could… Read More »


Child Time Sharing During The COVID-19 Pandemic: Seven Guidelines For Parents

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents in Fort Lauderdale are struggling to adjust to changes in scheduling brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. These changes can be particularly challenging for divorced or separated parents who have child time sharing agreements in place. The following details guidelines to help you through the process. Guidelines For Parents Who Have Child Time… Read More »


Coronavirus Closures Stalled Your Divorce Case? What To Do While You Wait

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Coronavirus related closures have impacted people throughout Florida and across the country. With businesses closed or running on limited hours, this means delays in many different types of services. Even the court system is operating on a limited schedule. If you are involved in divorce proceedings or are considering filing for a divorce, it… Read More »


Four Major Issues That Can Impact Parenting Plans During The Coronavirus Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Impacts due to the coronavirus pandemic continue to ripple throughout Florida. Stay home orders have dramatically changed many of our former routines. This is particularly true for parents with children. For those who are unmarried or divorced and have child time-sharing orders in place, following social distancing guidelines requires you to be both flexible… Read More »


Your Rights to Child Support In Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have a legal obligation and a moral duty to provide for their children. While some parents attempt to negotiate child support payments on their own, obtaining a formal child support order ensures your child gets what they need and provides you with a way to hold the other parent accountable. In cases where… Read More »


Five Actions to Take Now if Your Spouse or Partner Is Abusive

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In every relationship, there are likely to be times when you and your partner fight. Within a few hours or days, the two of you make-up and life goes on as normal. Domestic violence is different. Abuse is unpredictable and you never know how far it will go. The one thing that is certain… Read More »


Can the Other Parent Take My Children From Me?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

One of the hardest things for a couple in the aftermath of a break-up or divorce is putting their personal differences aside for the sake of their children. Power struggles and the desire to get revenge can have major impacts on their ability to work out reasonable child time-sharing arrangements. This is one of… Read More »


Four Most Common Reasons For Getting a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Every marriage is as unique as the people involved. In the same way, each couple’s reasons for getting a divorce are different. There are, however, some universal issues that spell trouble for a marriage. These often end up being factors when deciding whether to get a divorce.  The following are the four most common…. Read More »