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Updating Important Documents during a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a marital separation and making the decision to file for a divorce involves changes that will affect you now and in the years to come. While you may have previously relied on your partner to handle the situation in the event anything happened to you, the change in your relationship will likely… Read More »

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Challenging a Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the event of a divorce or the death of one of the spouses, a prenuptial agreement specifies how property and assets are to be divided. As a legal document, a prenup can be useful in protecting the financial security of other family members and preserving the rights of certain beneficiaries, such as children… Read More »

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Making Decisions about Your Child

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

After a breakup, child time-sharing arrangements can become a major issue, with decision being a battleground for power and control issues. The following outlines how decision making responsibilities regarding children are handled in Florida, and steps you can take to help avoid conflicts in these arrangements. Legal Responsibility for Making Decisions Regarding Your Child… Read More »

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High Asset Divorce Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

High asset divorces often end up making national headlines, where they shock the general public with the amounts of money and property at stake. You do not have to be famous to be impacted by the issues surrounding these types of divorce cases. Anytime a couple has high earnings, multiple homes, and high value… Read More »

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When to Appeal a Family Court Decision

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Cases dealt with in the Florida family courts often concern sensitive issues that have the potential to impact the lives of all involved in dramatic ways. After having spent the time and money it takes to assert your rights in a family law case, such as a divorce or child time-sharing dispute, getting a… Read More »

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What Children Want Their Parents to Know About Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is natural for any couple going through a divorce or separation to have serious concerns about the impacts it could have on their children. In many cases, having parents who live apart from one another while participating in child time-sharing arrangements is far preferable than living in a home where fighting between spouses… Read More »

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Including Health Care in Child Support Agreements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Between immunizations, sports physicals, and the frequent cold and flu bugs that children are exposed to at school or daycare, having a solid health care plan in place to cover medical costs for them is a necessity. If you are raising a child as a single parent, either due to a divorce or other… Read More »

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Dividing Business Assets During a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marital property division is an important issue in any Florida divorce case. Decisions you make during this process have the potential to impact your financial security for years to come. This is particularly true when there are business assets involved. Whether it is a family business you have owned since before your marriage or… Read More »

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Co-Parenting App Aims at Making Time-Sharing Plans More Effective

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the aftermath of a breakup or a divorce involving children, coordinating time-sharing and communicating with your ex can be a challenge. A new app on the market promises to help make these tasks easier, while allowing you to track information that could prove important in developing parenting plans. Designed by a Jacksonville father… Read More »

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Two Occasions When a Postmarital Agreement Is Important

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are engaged or happily married, the last thing you may want to discuss is the potential for divorce. Unfortunately, the fact is that the divorce rate is high in this country, and even the happiest couples often go through periods in their marriage which may challenge their relationship. During these times, a… Read More »