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Deciding Whether to Get a Divorce or to Remain With Your Spouse?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

With so much uncertainty today due to financial issues and ongoing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, confronting personal issues can be challenging. Decisions over whether to remain with your spouse or to file for divorce can have major ramifications on you now and in the months to come. No one can make this choice… Read More »


Virtual Divorce In Fort Lauderdale Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Mandatory closures and stay at home orders helped to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Broward County during the height of the pandemic. Unfortunately, phased reopening plans have not gone as well as expected and case counts have increased dramatically as a result. While businesses and government agencies are reluctant to shut down again,… Read More »


Dealing With Debts During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic took a heavy toll on residents of Fort Lauderdale, both personally and financially.  As stay home orders are slowly lifted, an increasing number of married couples are filing for divorce. In addition to the damage to their relationship, business closures and stock market losses have left many of these couples financially… Read More »


How Problems That Occurred During The Pandemic Could Impact Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Currently in Phase 2 of the reopening process, the Broward County Family courts have finally reopened to the public, effective June 1, 2020. For many people who chose to ride out the pandemic with their partner and to wait in taking any action to end their marriage, this means they can now move forward… Read More »


Four Important Issues Impacting Divorcing Couples During the Coronavirus

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact every area of our lives. This can be a particularly challenging time for couples contemplating a separation or going through a divorce in Fort Lauderdale. Amidst business closures, courthouse staff reductions, and delays in divorce proceedings, the following are four important issues that could impact your case.  Divorce-Related… Read More »


More Couples Seeking Divorce After Coronavirus Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

After months of being stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, people are itching to get out. For some, it goes beyond simply wanting to shop, eat at favorite restaurants, or perhaps get a haircut and enjoy a spa day. They want to get out of their marriages.  In the aftermath of the… Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »