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Cindy Best
Esteemed Family Law Firm Moves to Scottsdale, Arizona

Brief: A top law firm is expanding and moving to Scottsdale Arizona. It is hoped the move will help ensure even more clients can get the top support they need in divorce and custody hearings. Best Law Firm is delighted to announce a significant business expansion and a move to a new location. The business…

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Cindy Best
How To Pack for a Trip?

You might be thinking about divorce but have no idea where to start. One thing I have learned over the years is to make a list, even for things that seem repetitive, like packing for a trip. You know you need a toothbrush and an extra pair of shoes. But you need to know where you are…

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Cindy Best
I Don’t Know Anything About Fences

Let’s suppose that I am thinking about building a fence around my yard. I know I do not want a block wall, it is not that kind of neighborhood. But I have never put up a fence and I have no idea what to do. So, how does one start such a project? I called…

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Cindy Best
Summertime and covid-19

There are as many ways to handle the virus as families try their best to go through this crisis. When you add in the stress of trying to get 2 families on the same page if they are sharing children, the stresses increase. It might be a good idea to try and decide upon a…

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Stephen Vincent
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there!

Almost a decade ago, Arizona significantly changed custody laws, putting fathers and mothers on equal footing in child custody cases. The law created a public policy that, wherever possible, parents should make parenting decisions together and have equal parenting time with the child. Studies show children do better under a 50-50 plan. Despite this change,…

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Cindy Best
What is the hurry?

There is no hurry to get a divorce. I usually tell clients that there is an emotional divorce and a financial divorce in this process. Sometimes one lags far behind the other. For instance, one spouse files for the divorce and is so checked out emotionally that all they want to do is divide the…

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Cindy Best
Can I have a do it yourself divorce?

Yes, absolutely. Should you? Maybe not. Why not? Simply put, you do not know what you do not know. Are you aware that there is divorce law? There are rules, statutes, and case law that help determine everyones’ rights in a divorce case. If you don’t know the basic law, you might give away assets…

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Cindy Best
David Uffens of Best Law Firm given Rising Star Award

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Best Law Firm partner David P. Uffens was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers® in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers® magazine. A Rising Star designation is awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys. The award recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who have earned the respect of…

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Cindy Best
Should I continue to pay child support for a child I am not seeing?

Question: My name is on the birth certificate, and I have been paying the Mother $300 in child support each month. We’ve never been to Court, and now she’s not letting me see my child. Should I continue to pay child support for a child I am not seeing? Answer: Though child support is voluntary…

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