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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 »


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 »