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Category Archives: Family Law


Pandemic Impacting Wedding Plans? Don’t Forego Your Prenup

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted families across Florida, preventing them from spending time together. Funerals, graduations, and family reunions have all been disrupted. With the wedding season here, many couples are being forced to make special accommodations for celebrations they likely had planned months or even years in advance. While you may have to… Read More »


Impacts Of The Coronavirus On Fort Lauderdale Family Law Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Family law cases deal with important matters impacting your relationships with others, your financial security, and your general well-being or safety.  Amidst the coronavirus epidemic, courts are running on minimal staff and services provided are extremely limited. If you are in the midst of a court case involving a family law matter, the following… Read More »


Your Rights to Child Support In Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have a legal obligation and a moral duty to provide for their children. While some parents attempt to negotiate child support payments on their own, obtaining a formal child support order ensures your child gets what they need and provides you with a way to hold the other parent accountable. In cases where… Read More »


North Florida Child Neglect Case Stuns State

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Unfortunately, child neglect happens on a regular basis but there are some cases so shocking that they make headlines. The arrest of two parents in North Florida over Halloween is one of these. The tragic situation calls attention raises questions about what can be done to prevent abuse from happening. Our Fort Lauderdale family… Read More »


Situations That Require a Fort Lauderdale Family Law Attorney

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Family situations are complex. Disputes can easily arise and concerns about legal issues can put both your rights and your relationships with other family members in jeopardy. At our office, we provide the trusted guidance and professional legal representation you need in these situations. The following highlights the types of scenarios in which we… Read More »


Contempt of Court in Florida Family Law Matters

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Florida family law cases generally pertain to sensitive issues involving your rights in relationships and access to money or property you may be owed. They often involve divorce, child time sharing, child support, and other types of domestic matters. When one of the parties fails to appear at court proceedings or refuses to follow… Read More »


Subtle Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

At the law office of attorney Vanessa L. Prieto, children come first. We take the actions needed to protect your child when there are signs that they are in danger. Whether you are considering a divorce, involved in child time sharing proceedings, or have a current parenting plan in place, we can take the… Read More »


How Parental Attachment Impacts Child Time-Sharing

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Couples in otherwise happy and committed partnerships can discover deep differences when it comes to their level of attachment towards children. In cases involving single parents or those going through a divorce, this can be a real area of concern. It could be an issue in child time-sharing proceedings and when taken to extremes,… Read More »


Five Reasons to Initiate Paternity Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Today, single moms may not have it easy but the stigma is not what it once was and there are numerous support systems in place to help you through the process of raising a child alone. However, while you may not need or want your child’s father to be a part of the picture,… Read More »


Gathering Evidence in Your Child Support Case

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When it comes to your children, as a parent your primary concern is making sure they are properly provided for. In addition to getting the love and nurturing they need, financial support is a major consideration. It can make a difference in terms of providing for their day to day needs, as well as… Read More »