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Category Archives: Divorce

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Four Things to Include In Your Premarital Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While happily engaged couples may balk at the notion that they would ever actually need a prenuptial agreement, the fact is these documents important issues relevant to your marriage. While it is true that they can be crucial to defending your rights to property and assets in the event of a divorce, the fact… Read More »

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Are You Ready for a Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Making the choice to end your marriage is never easy, and it is a decision that should not be taken lightly or done in haste. While there are situations, such as those involving domestic violence, alcohol abuse, or illegal activity, that may require you to immediately get out of the relationship, generally you should… Read More »

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Documents You Need In Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is difficult, regardless of the situation. While this is likely to be an emotional time in your life, there are practical matters which must be attended to in order for your divorce to be finalized. At our law office, we work with you to ensure all the appropriate documents are… Read More »

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The Benefits of Stepparent Adoptions

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is hard on children and single parents when a mother or father is not in the picture. In these situations, step parents can help fill the gap. In the past, these caring individuals often got a bad rap, being portrayed as dominating or divisive in movies and on television shows. Today, stepparents are… Read More »

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Dealing with the Negative Impacts of Divorce on Children

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce, with the disruption that it causes in the home and the impact it has on family members, is hard for everyone involved. Children in particular can suffer fears and doubts about themselves and their overall security, which they often fail to express or communicate with their parents. If you are… Read More »

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How Your Spouse’s Bad Behavior Can Benefit You in Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marriages break up for a variety of reasons. While both parties generally play a role in the decision to get a divorce, there are plenty of situations in which the bad behavior of one of the spouses led directly to the decision. While marital misconduct is not a factor in your ability to obtain… Read More »

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Dos and Don’ts for Getting Through Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Few people are prepared for the fallout that can result from the breakup of a marriage. Going through a divorce has the potential to impact you on the job and in all of your relationships, while dramatically altering your finances, your manner of living, and your financial security, both now and in the future…. Read More »

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Is Your Child’s Other Parent Paying Enough In Child Support?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Raising children is expensive, no matter how you look at it. While the costs are well worth it, providing for them can present serious challenges, particularly if you are divorced or a single parent. Child support can help alleviate some of the pressure you may feel, while ensuring your child has the things they… Read More »

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Four Things You Should Agree to Disagree on when Getting A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce is as unique as each of the people involved. The reasons for it and the circumstances surrounding the case vary, but there are certain issues which seem to be common in even the most amicable of situations. When involved in divorce proceedings, getting these issues resolved in the most timely and cost effective… Read More »

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Common Legal Terms You Are Likely to Hear in Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For couples seeking a divorce, the process can easily seem overwhelming. In addition to the legal documents and paperwork required, you are likely to hear many terms you are otherwise unfamiliar with. Our Fort Lauderdale legal team wants our clients to be as informed as possible about the various issues that could impact them… Read More »