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Category Archives: Divorce


Four Most Common Reasons For Getting a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Every marriage is as unique as the people involved. In the same way, each couple’s reasons for getting a divorce are different. There are, however, some universal issues that spell trouble for a marriage. These often end up being factors when deciding whether to get a divorce.  The following are the four most common…. Read More »


Can My Marriage Be Saved?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

All married couples occasionally go through hard patches in their relationship. These may be a simple bump in the road or they could be an indicator that one of the parties will eventually file for divorce. How can you tell the difference? Our Fort Lauderdale divorce attorneys outline some of the qualities a marriage… Read More »


Domestic Violence Prevention Plan For During A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is never easy. Character traits that were a problem in the marriage become even more of an issue during your divorce. The more the reality of the situation sets in, the more your spouse may resent not being in control. As a result, even if domestic violence was not an… Read More »


Common Issues In Same Sex Divorce Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Every couple is different. While each divorce case is as unique as the individual parties involved, many share similar types of problems and disputes during divorce-related proceedings and negotiations. Due to the changing laws and attitudes towards LGBTQ couples, resolving matters in your case may be more complex. As an experienced Fort Lauderdale divorce… Read More »


Five Mistakes to Avoid When Getting A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When a marriage is failing, it takes a heavy toll on all the parties involved. Making the decision to get a divorce is never easy and going through the process can leave you feeling drained and confused. However, there are still important actions you must take and major decisions that need to be made,… Read More »


Can I Get a Legal Separation In Florida?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

As a Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney, one of the most frequently asked questions we hear from clients concerns the issue of separation. Living apart from your spouse can provide a cooling-off period prior to reconciliation. It can also be used as a temporary step prior to filing for divorce or a long term alternative… Read More »


Dealing With Debts From Your Marriage During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Most people acquire items they want or need in life through a mix of cash and credit. During your marriage, you may have financed homes, cars, furniture, and other items over the years. During your divorce, you will need to work out agreements on how to divide this property between you and your spouse…. Read More »


Is a Simplified Divorce or Marital Settlement Right for You?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce does not have to be a long, contentious, drawn-out, or expensive process. Provided there are no complex issues in your case or you and your spouse can reach mutual agreements on how to resolve them, your divorce can be resolved in a matter of months, allowing you to move on… Read More »


Dealing With Threats, Intimidation, and Other Bullying Behaviors in Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce is never pleasant to deal with and issues concerning money, property, and children can become contentious. While it is not uncommon for the parties to be somewhat hostile towards each other and concerned with getting their fair share, their actions can easily cross the line. Threats, intimidation, and other bullying behaviors are unfortunately… Read More »


Challenges In Child Time Sharing Arrangements Over the Holidays

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Dealing with the holidays in the midst of a divorce is never easy. It is particularly challenging when there are children involved and child time sharing arrangements to contend with. Getting used to your new lifestyle and more limited time with your children is an adjustment, regardless of the time of year. Rather than… Read More »