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Category Archives: Divorce


Get the Support You Need to Recover From Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce can be emotionally gut wrenching. After years of building a life together with your spouse, you now are facing the prospect of going it alone. In addition to this emotional toll, divorce can significantly impact practical matters, including how you raise your children and your own financial security.  Having a… Read More »


Dealing with Adult Children When Getting a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a couple gets divorced, it has a significant impact on other family members. This is particularly true with children, even if they are adults. Just because your kids are no longer dependent on you or living in your home, they will still experience impacts that can put a strain on your relationship with… Read More »


Hidden Information in Tax Returns Could Impact Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Tax season can be a hectic and stressful time of year, particularly for people who are already struggling with marital issues. While you may have previously delegated the task of preparing your taxes to your spouse, if you are going through the breakup of your marriage or a separation you will want to be… Read More »


Five Resolutions If You Are Considering A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A divorce can provide you with a fresh start after years of dealing with an unhappy marriage. However, it also represents major changes in every area of your life. While it is natural to be somewhat intimidated by the prospect, there are steps you can take to better empower yourself. Consider making one or… Read More »


Four Ways to Reduce Conflicts in Your Divorce Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a marriage ends, it is not uncommon for each party to suffer a range of strong emotions which can make it harder to deal with practical concerns during divorce proceedings. Unfortunately, letting conflicts get in the way will only drag out your divorce case, costing you and your spouse both time and money…. Read More »


Two Major Benefits in Being First to File for Divorce in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the decision to end a marriage is never easy. If you are experiencing marital problems, you may be reluctant to give up hope or to accept the relationship is over. However, ignoring the warning signs that a marriage is beyond saving and a divorce may be imminent could potentially put you at a… Read More »


Retirement Benefits and Social Security In Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

People today begin planning for the future early, which means that retirement benefits could be a factor for young couples going through a divorce. For older adults and those who have been married for decades, you may have counted on these benefits to maintain your standard of living, both now and in the years… Read More »


Considerations when Divorcing an Addict or Alcoholic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Dealing with a loved one who has an addiction or a drinking problem can be one of the most heartbreaking and frustrating situations. When not active in their addiction, they may be loving spouses and parents to your children. However, just when you start to relax or when they are counted on most, they… Read More »


Deciding Whether to Keep the Family Home During Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

During your marriage, you and your spouse may have scrimped and saved in an effort to provide a ‘dream home’ for your family, with the idea that it would be the ideal place for your children to grow up and for you to grow old in. When the prospect of filing for divorce changes… Read More »


Consider Your Options When Dealing With the Family House in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In any marital separation or divorce, there are likely to be squabbles over material possessions which have both emotional value and financial worth. At the center is often the family home, which may have been where you spent your early days as a couple or raised children. Deciding what to do with this property… Read More »