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Considerations when Divorcing an Addict or Alcoholic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Dealing with a loved one who has an addiction or a drinking problem can be one of the most heartbreaking and frustrating situations. When not active in their addiction, they may be loving spouses and parents to your children. However, just when you start to relax or when they are counted on most, they… Read More »

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Consider Your Options When Dealing With the Family House in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In any marital separation or divorce, there are likely to be squabbles over material possessions which have both emotional value and financial worth. At the center is often the family home, which may have been where you spent your early days as a couple or raised children. Deciding what to do with this property… Read More »

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Four Areas to Focus on for Financial Recovery

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through the breakup of a marriage and an ensuing divorce can be devastating financially, jeopardizing your current and future security. Getting what you are entitled to in a settlement is crucial to your recovery, but there are also steps you can take during divorce proceedings and in the months after to ensure you… 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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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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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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Documents You Need In Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is difficult, regardless of the situation. While this is likely to be an emotional time in your life, there are practical matters which must be attended to in order for your divorce to be finalized. At our law office, we work with you to ensure all the appropriate documents are… Read More »

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How Your Spouse’s Bad Behavior Can Benefit You in Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marriages break up for a variety of reasons. While both parties generally play a role in the decision to get a divorce, there are plenty of situations in which the bad behavior of one of the spouses led directly to the decision. While marital misconduct is not a factor in your ability to obtain… Read More »

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Why Putting Your Best Foot Forward is Important in Divorce Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is one of life’s biggest challenges, and is likely to represent a low point in terms of your confidence and how you feel about your situation. While it is natural to feel a flood of emotions ranging from sadness and depression to seething anger, letting these feelings show in divorce… Read More »

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How to Make the Most of Temporary Alimony

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In cases of divorce where one of the spouses makes significantly more than the other, the court may elect to order alimony on a temporary or permanent basis. While ongoing payments are becoming a thing of the past and generally reserved for couples who are leaving long-term marriages, your situation may entitle you to… Read More »