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Requesting A Name Change Through The Florida Family Court

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The names we are given often reflect where we are from, our ancestors, or our ethnic heritage. Having a ‘good’ name, reflecting strong family bonds and free of blemish or scandal, was important in the past, and it can still influence both your personal and professional life today. While changing your name was once… Read More »

Divorce and Your Credit

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce is often a devastating blow not only to an individual’s credit score, but also to his or her financial situation in general. Disputes between spouses as to who should pay debts, a loss of household income due to a spouse moving out, and an inability to afford to pay bills that formerly were… Read More »

How Can I Get Divorced if I Can’t Afford to Pay an Attorney?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

One major fear that many people have when facing divorce proceedings is the costs of retaining and paying a divorce attorney, which can ultimately result in thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees. Especially for a spouse who traditionally has not worked during the marriage or who makes a much lower income than the other… Read More »

Life Insurance and Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Working through the details of a divorce settlement with your soon-to-be-ex and your attorneys is likely to be a stressful and somewhat lengthy process. Divorcing individuals tend to focus on what they perceive as the most important points in their divorce agreement, including the timesharing arrangements for the parties’ children and allocation of property… Read More »

Who Gets to Keep the Pets in Our Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A 2015 survey by the American Pet Products Association reveals that close to 80 million households in the United States own a pet, which represents about two-thirds of all households. When these statistics combine with relatively high divorce rates, it is not uncommon for couples to fight over ownership of their beloved pet when… Read More »