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Monthly Archives: September 2020


How Controversy Over COVID-19 Can Impact Your Child Time-Sharing Plans

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As cases of COVID-19 continue climbing, there is plenty of concern and controversy regarding how to deal with the situation. Everyone has their own opinion regarding the seriousness of the situation and the precautions that need to be taken. Unfortunately, you may find yourself on opposing sides and in more frequent disagreements with your… Read More »


Deciding Whether to Get a Divorce or to Remain With Your Spouse?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

With so much uncertainty today due to financial issues and ongoing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, confronting personal issues can be challenging. Decisions over whether to remain with your spouse or to file for divorce can have major ramifications on you now and in the months to come. No one can make this choice… Read More »


Five Reasons to Consider a Postnuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Most married couples experience problems or issues at some point that challenge their relationship. You may have even pondered getting a divorce or separating, but were eventually able to reconcile your differences. In this and other types of situations, you want to take a positive approach in making the marriage work but at the… Read More »


Virtual Divorce In Fort Lauderdale Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Mandatory closures and stay at home orders helped to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Broward County during the height of the pandemic. Unfortunately, phased reopening plans have not gone as well as expected and case counts have increased dramatically as a result. While businesses and government agencies are reluctant to shut down again,… Read More »


In Child Time Sharing Plans, Which Parent Has the Authority to Make Decisions on Behalf of the Child?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In Fort Lauderdale child time-sharing proceedings, much of the focus is on the amount of physical time the child will spend with each parent. This is often a hotly debated topic and rightly so. Making a home for your child and being involved in their lives on a regular basis provides a foundation in… Read More »


Domestic Violence Increases Due To COVID-19: Six Common Factors Involved

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Domestic violence often involves hitting, punching, pushing, and other types of abusive behavior. It can also consist of sexual assault, threats, verbal abuse, stalking, and other types of harassment. The primary cause is the abuser’s need to gain power and a feeling of control over the victim. However, there are often other factors that… Read More »