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Is Sexual Harassment an Issue in Your Divorce Case?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Recent events in Hollywood and throughout the country have shed light on the issue of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Unfortunately, these can also be issues in your divorce case. You should not have to deal with unwanted attention and sexually charged comments, even if it comes from your spouse. It is… Read More »

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Five Things to Put On Your Post-Divorce To-Do List

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is a life changing process. You may have had to leave a home or property that you had grown attached to, while facing financial losses that impact your lifestyle and manner of living. Once close relationships with friends, neighbors, and family members can easily become strained, leaving you feeling off… Read More »

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How Spousal Support Can Help You Financially Recover After a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Recovery from divorce can be challenging both emotionally and financially. Particularly if you make less money than your spouse or have been out of the workforce for years, it can be difficult to adjust to being the sole wage earner. In some cases, alimony can provide the financial relief you need to get through… Read More »

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Two Important Qualities that Can Make Getting a Divorce Easier

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is a challenge, no matter what the circumstances or the amount of time you were married. In addition to the emotional upheaval and the changes in your lifestyle and finances, there are important legal issues you will need to contend with. While getting a divorce is rarely easy, effective communication… Read More »

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Making Plans for Your Child’s School Break During Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

There is never a good time to go through a divorce. If you have children, school breaks over the summer months can be particularly hard. In addition to learning to adjust to life single, you have the added pressure of making sure they are kept busy and provided for. The good news is that… Read More »

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Signs that a Marital Settlement Agreement May Work for You and Your Spouse

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Getting a divorce does not have to mean going through lengthy legal battles in which you and your spouse bicker or fight over every asset and piece of property you possess. While these situations cannot be avoided in some cases, there are scenarios where both parties are able to put aside their differences to… Read More »

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Protecting Your Rights as a Grandparent When Adult Children Get Divorced

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce takes a toll on both of the spouses as well as on other family members. In the event there are children involved, parenting plans and child time sharing proceedings will be required as well. In making these plans, grandparents are often left out of the equation. The following are some… Read More »

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Options for Negotiating a Divorce Settlement when You Own a Business

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The hard work, demands, and sacrifices of owning your own business can wreak havoc with your marriage and your relationship with your spouse. While it may not have been the sole cause of your breakup, it could be a factor in divorce-related proceedings. Whether you are a sole owner or own a j0int family… Read More »

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What Happens When an Extramarital Affair Results in a Child?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

An extramarital affair may have been the result of a well thought out course of action, or it may have occurred as a spur of the moment lapse in judgment. Unfortunately, the impact can have lasting repercussions on the parties involved, particularly if a child is conceived as a result of the union. Depending… Read More »

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Getting Your Share of Pension and Retirement Benefits In Your Divorce Settlement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are an older adult or ending a long-term marriage, pension benefits and retirement accounts could represent significant assets in your divorce case. You may have planned to spend your later years together with your spouse, and without this form of income you could be facing serious financial insecurity. During marital property division… Read More »