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Questions About Child Time Sharing and the Coronavirus Epidemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida is under a state of emergency as public health officials try to reduce community spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Other than essential services, most businesses and schools in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding areas have closed. This presents unique challenges for parents. This is particularly true for those who are… Read More »

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Seven Common Personality Disorders and How They Can Impact Your Divorce Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Dealing with differences in personality between you and your partner during your marriage can be challenging. These differences become even more problematic when going through a divorce. In some cases, they may be suffering a diagnosed or undiagnosed personality disorder. The following are seven common types of personality disorders and how they are likely… Read More »

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Impacts Of The Coronavirus On Fort Lauderdale Family Law Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Family law cases deal with important matters impacting your relationships with others, your financial security, and your general well-being or safety.  Amidst the coronavirus epidemic, courts are running on minimal staff and services provided are extremely limited. If you are in the midst of a court case involving a family law matter, the following… Read More »

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Protecting Yourself Against Domestic Violence During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting all of us. People in Fort Lauderdale and throughout Florida are keeping to their homes in an effort to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases and the risks of community spread. This is a challenging situation for everyone, but particularly hard for those living with an abusive partner or… Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »