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Monthly Archives: October 2020


What Are The Top Causes Of Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

All married couples go through hard times occasionally. While some come out the other side even stronger in their relationship, others end up filing for divorce. In these types of cases, there are often underlying factors that make reconciling more difficult, if not impossible. Our experienced Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney details seven of the… Read More »


Child Support and Unemployment

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Despite ongoing concerns over COVID-19, Florida is slowly beginning to bounce back financially. While plenty of businesses have reopened throughout the Fort Lauderdale area, there are still many that remain closed on either a temporary or permanent basis. High unemployment numbers take a heavy toll on families. At a time when child support payments… Read More »


Five Tips To Make Child Time Sharing Work For Unmarried Couples

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents who are no longer romantically involved with one another still have rights and responsibilities when it comes to raising any children from their relationship. Parenting plans allow each party to remain active and involved in the child’ life, but implementing these plans can prove challenging. There are often unique hurdles that single parents… Read More »


What Are The First Signs Of Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For married couples, keeping up with work or school schedules and the daily routines around your home can easily distract from potential problems in the relationship. It is not uncommon for one of the spouses to downplay the seriousness of the situation and to be shocked when their partner files for divorce. Being aware… Read More »


Impacts Of Domestic Violence Make It Harder To Leave The Relationship

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Friends and family members of people in abusive relationships are often puzzled by the question, “Why don’t they leave?”. While they may be well-meaning in their concern, this question often serves to put at least some of the blame on the victim and fails to acknowledge the very real impacts domestic violence has on… Read More »


Five Passive-Aggressive Tactics Your Spouse May Use To Delay Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce does not have to be a long drawn out process. A final divorce order can be granted by a judge in as little as a few months. Unfortunately, there are things a reluctant spouse can do to delay your divorce proceedings, preventing you from moving on with your life. The… Read More »


The Five Stages of Grief In Divorce: How the Stage You Are at Can Impact Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce is one of the most dramatic and stressful things that can happen in your life. Even if you and your spouse had been experiencing problems for years, it still involves a loss and you can expect to go through a grieving process. There are five general steps you are likely to go through… Read More »


Unexpected Issues That Can Disrupt Your Child Time-Sharing Plans

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child time-sharing arrangements in Fort Lauderdale allow parents who are no longer living together to continue playing an active and engaged role in their child’s life. Major details regarding these arrangements are hammered out either in court or through negotiations with your attorney. However, there are bound to be unexpected issues that come up…. Read More »