Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Law Blog


How Important Is Your Past in Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In any legal situation involving parents, the mere thought of losing your rights or being unable to spend adequate amounts of time with your child is enough to cause a panic. This is particularly true in child time sharing proceedings, where past behaviors can influence the future relationship with your child. It is important… Read More »


How to Maintain a Healthy Attitude During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The end of a marriage is never pleasant. After starting out with the intention to spend the rest of your lives together, your energies are now focused on rebuilding your life apart from your spouse. Factors in your divorce or events that occurred during your marriage can leave you feeling angry, sad, hopeless, or… Read More »


Accepting When a Marriage Cannot Be Saved

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Getting a divorce is nothing you should rush into. For couples experiencing marital problems, there are several options to consider before making the difficult and life changing decision to end the marriage. Individual or couples therapy may be an option and a trial separation may help you both get perspective on the situation. For… Read More »


Children’s Rights in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When parents have relationship problems, children can suffer as a result. During the difficult process of going through a divorce and the ensuing child time sharing proceedings, your child’s feelings about the situation can easily end up being overshadowed by the conflict between you and your spouse and the stress you both are experiencing…. Read More »


How Child Time-Sharing Can Help Newly Divorce Parents in the Summer

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For parents who end up filing for divorce, deciding how to handle arrangements regarding your children can be challenging. At any time of the year, it can take months simply to adjust to a child time sharing plan. It also takes plenty of practice in learning how to adjust to living in a one… Read More »


Five Things to Consider Before Agreeing to a Marital Property Settlement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In many divorce cases, dividing all of the property and assets that you have accumulated over the course of your marriage is often the most time consuming and potentially contentious part. Even if you and your spouse agree on ending the marriage, disagreements can arise. It is important to put thought into any decisions… Read More »


Options for Resolving Conflicts in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the decision to end your marriage is the first step in what can be a long process. Even in divorce proceedings where couples are on relatively amicable terms, conflicts can arise in a number of areas. Decisions made during these proceedings can impact you now and for years into the future. Before reaching… Read More »


Florida Domestic Violence Laws Protect You in Divorce and Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Previously, situations involving domestic violence and abuse would have been considered ‘grounds’ for a divorce in Florida and would have justified filing a divorce petition. Now, the only thing required by law to obtain a divorce is to claim that you and your spouse have irreconcilable differences. However, Florida domestic violence laws are designed… Read More »


Four Common Child Time-Sharing Conflicts

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are an unmarried parent or one going through the process of a divorce in Fort Lauderdale, you will likely find yourself involved in child time sharing proceedings. While the goal is to protect the best interests of children by ensuring each parent remains an active part of their lives, it can create… Read More »


Dealing With a High Conflict Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce and attending to all the issues related to the breakup of your marriage can be a painful and confusing process. While some couples are able to deal with divorce related matters in a reasonable and relatively amicable way, others face more complex and contentious negotiations and court proceedings. In these… Read More »