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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 »

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Is Sexual Harassment an Issue in Your Divorce Case?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Recent events in Hollywood and throughout the country have shed light on the issue of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Unfortunately, these can also be issues in your divorce case. You should not have to deal with unwanted attention and sexually charged comments, even if it comes from your spouse. It is… Read More »

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Two Important Qualities that Can Make Getting a Divorce Easier

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Going through a divorce is a challenge, no matter what the circumstances or the amount of time you were married. In addition to the emotional upheaval and the changes in your lifestyle and finances, there are important legal issues you will need to contend with. While getting a divorce is rarely easy, effective communication… Read More »

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Getting Your Share of Pension and Retirement Benefits In Your Divorce Settlement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are an older adult or ending a long-term marriage, pension benefits and retirement accounts could represent significant assets in your divorce case. You may have planned to spend your later years together with your spouse, and without this form of income you could be facing serious financial insecurity. During marital property division… Read More »

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Six Tips for Dealing With Marital Debts During Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Over the course of your married life together, you and your spouse are likely to have accumulated a certain amount of marital debt. Whether this amount is large or relatively small, it is in your best interests to develop a plan for dealing with it before your divorce becomes final. This way, you can… Read More »

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Property Division Issues In Same Sex Divorce Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

LGBT partners in a same sex marriage face the same types of hurdles in making their relationship work that any other couple faces. In the event of a break up or separation, they are also subject to the same laws when it comes to getting a divorce. Unfortunately, with the dramatic changes in same… Read More »

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Custody of Family Pets in a Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In Fort Lauderdale, pets accompany their owners on trips, dinners out, and during daily routines. For some couples, dogs, cats, birds, or other animals can end up taking the place of children, providing love and an outlet for nurturing instincts, in addition to being a source of emotional support. When going through a divorce,… Read More »

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Timeline for Divorce in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For many couples, the decision to get a divorce comes after multiple attempts to work through problems. By the time a divorce attorney is consulted, the spouses may already be living separate and apart, eager to put the situation behind them and move on with their lives. Questions regarding how long it takes to… Read More »

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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 »