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Four Things to Include In Your Premarital Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While happily engaged couples may balk at the notion that they would ever actually need a prenuptial agreement, the fact is these documents important issues relevant to your marriage. While it is true that they can be crucial to defending your rights to property and assets in the event of a divorce, the fact… Read More »

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Handling Increased Parental Responsibility Over the Summer Months

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Recently, we addressed some issues and adjustments that parents who are the primary caregiver of children often deal with during the summer. If you are not the primary caregiver, you will likely face some changes over the coming months as well. As part of your child time sharing arrangements, you may be allowed extended… Read More »

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Myths about Premarital Agreements

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In the flurry of activity involved during an engagement and when making wedding plans, it is important to keep in mind practical matters that have the potential to impact you and your fiance‚Äôs future. While bringing up the topic of a premarital agreement may seem awkward or decidedly unromantic, the fact is it can… 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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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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Why Pre and Postnuptial Agreements Are Important for Same Sex Couples

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Same-sex partners fought long and hard to get the right to legally marry in Florida and throughout the United States, but that does not mean they do not face the same types of conflict that all couples face. During divorce proceedings, these couples can run into serious conflicts over assets and property they have… Read More »

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Warning Signs Your Marriage Is Headed Towards Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The breakup of a marriage is always painful, even if both partners agree that it is over. When one spouse surprises the other by either moving out or filing for divorce, it can be devastating. Unfortunately, signs that a marriage is in trouble are often easy to spot in retrospect, but may go unnoticed… Read More »

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Three Important Reasons To Consider A Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you got engaged over the holidays, the new year will likely be filled with arranging dates and making wedding plans. Amidst all the fun and planning, it is important not to neglect practical considerations, which include talking frankly about financial matters. Developing a prenuptial agreement provides a perfect framework for these discussions. While… Read More »

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Making the Decision To Relocate With Your Child

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In Florida, it is not uncommon for people to move from one area of the state to another, whether in pursuit of better career and housing opportunities or just for the sake of a change of scene. These moves are tricky when children are involved, due to the impact on school and social activities…. Read More »

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Choosing A Domestic Partnership Over Marriage

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When you are in a committed relationship with another person, whether it is someone of your own or the opposite sex, there may come a time when you both make the decision to move in together and establish a shared residence. Marriage is now a viable option for gay couples as well as their… Read More »