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Preparing Yourself for a No-Fault Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Even if you and your partner have been growing apart for years and are in agreement that your marriage is in fact over, going through the actual divorce process can prove challenging. If you are on relatively amicable terms and there are no significant disputes or disagreements over marital property division, children, or alimony,… Read More »

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Five Situations to Talk About With a Divorce Attorney

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Filing for divorce can be the obvious end result after years of fighting or simply growing apart from your spouse. It can also come as a complete shock, with divorce proceedings initiated against you seemingly out of the blue. In either situation, it is important to take the steps needed to protect yourself and… Read More »

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Divorce Rates Among Older Adults Continue To Climb

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While the breakup of a marriage is always a sad occasion, divorce no longer has the stigma it once did. While the overall number of people getting a divorce has remained steady in recent years, there is one particular age group in which the rate continues to climb. This is among older adults, over… Read More »

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Making Holiday Plans for Children After Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Now that fall is here, the holidays are right around the corner. While you may be hesitant to rush into decorating or making other plans, one area you do need to look ahead is in regards to your children. If you are separated or going through a divorce, you will likely need to share… Read More »

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Six Behaviors that Could Hurt Children During Time-Sharing Visits

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Leaving your child with the other parent as part of a child time-sharing agreement is often difficult. While you may need the break to pursue work or your own interests, it is natural to worry about their wellbeing and safety. While some cases may simply be a matter of learning to let go of… Read More »

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Should You Forgive an Affair?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Few things rock a marriage in the same way as adultery. The lack of trust and the feeling of wanting revenge or to make your partner ‘pay for’ what they have done can end up eroding your relationship. However, these types of cases do not always end in divorce. If you are in this… Read More »

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Five Reasons to Get a Postnuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A postnuptial agreement is similar to a prenuptial agreement, in that it protects your rights and interests concerning marital property and assets in the event you and your spouse end up getting a divorce. The main difference is that while couples generally enter a prenup while they are engaged, a postnuptial agreement is not… Read More »

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Financial To-Do List Before Asking for a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Asking your spouse for a divorce or even a separation is a major step.  Before making this type of announcement, you want to be sure you are prepared for any possible repercussions. While there are plenty of emotional factors you will want to consider, you also want to be prepared financially. Getting a divorce… Read More »

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Three Factors that May Benefit You in Marital Property Division

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Division of marital property plays a key role in any divorce proceedings. Agreements made and orders issued by a judge have the potential to impact you and your financial security for years to come. As experienced Fort Lauderdale divorce attorneys, we act as fierce negotiators on your behalf, carefully reviewing all aspects of your… Read More »

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Five Important Areas to Address When a Long-Term Marriage Ends in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When spouses have spent decades building a life together, getting a divorce becomes even more complex. Divorce cases involving long-term marriages require special consideration, as your plans may have focused on growing old gracefully together and your financial security may be at stake. The following highlights five important areas that will need to be… Read More »