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Challenges In Child Time Sharing Arrangements Over the Holidays

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Dealing with the holidays in the midst of a divorce is never easy. It is particularly challenging when there are children involved and child time sharing arrangements to contend with. Getting used to your new lifestyle and more limited time with your children is an adjustment, regardless of the time of year. Rather than… Read More »

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What to Expect When Getting a Divorce In Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The breakup of a marriage can come as a shock or it could be something that was looming on the horizon for a matter of months or even years. In either situation, it is common to feel some apprehension about the process and what it will entail. Having an experienced Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney… Read More »

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Divorce Can Be a Positive and Healthy Experience

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is one of the biggest stressors you could face in life. The emotional pain caused by the breakup of the marriage, the financial security you may be facing in the aftermath, and the sense of isolation you are likely to experience from former friends or family members can take a… Read More »

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North Florida Child Neglect Case Stuns State

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Unfortunately, child neglect happens on a regular basis but there are some cases so shocking that they make headlines. The arrest of two parents in North Florida over Halloween is one of these. The tragic situation calls attention raises questions about what can be done to prevent abuse from happening. Our Fort Lauderdale family… Read More »

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Domestic Violence in a Relationship? A Restraining Order Can Help Keep You Safe

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are a victim of domestic violence in Fort Lauderdale, it is important to know that help is available. Whether it is your spouse, former spouse, or a live-in partner who is threatening or abusing you, an injunction for protection against domestic violence can help to ensure your safety. Otherwise known as a… Read More »

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What Can You Do to Stop a Stalker?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Receiving attention from admirers or members of the opposite sex can be flattering. Unfortunately, it can quickly turn frightening if they begin following you or showing up at your home, work, school, or in other public places. As stalking is a common type of domestic violence and often a prelude to more aggressive actions,… Read More »

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Creating a Parenting Plan For Teens

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is difficult under any circumstances, but it can be particularly challenging when children are involved. While young children may not understand all that is going on, teens have a greater awareness of the changes that are likely to result. When it comes to child time-sharing arrangements, creating parenting plans for… Read More »

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Domestic Violence and Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When domestic violence becomes an issue in your marriage, divorce may be the best option for keeping you and any children you have safe. While abusers may make all types of threats regarding actions they will take if you end the marriage, the fact is that the law is on your side. Once abusive… Read More »

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How Remarriage Can Impact Your Divorce Settlement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the immediate aftermath of a divorce, you may have a hard time imagining the idea of ever trusting your heart to someone again. However, time does heal the wounds that are inflicted over the course of an unhappy marriage. At some point you will want to begin dating again and may even find… Read More »

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Ready to Begin Dating After Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is challenging emotionally and financially. Issues that occurred during your marriage and in divorce proceedings may have left you feeling hurt, angry, and resentful. Meanwhile, having to reenter the workforce or adapting to living on one income rather than two may have dramatically changed your lifestyle. Despite how it feels… Read More »