Family Law Blog

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February 7, 2017 Cindy Best
Simple Steps to “Serving” the Other Party

“Service” is the technical name for the other party receiving the documents that you filed. Arizona courts require the petitioner to show proof that the other person was served. In today’s legal world, service does not have to be done with a process server. Instead, you can simply mail the documents to the other party,…

February 2, 2017 Cindy Best
Pizza Friday At St. Vincent De Paul

The team at Best Law Firm volunteered at St. Vincent De Paul last week at their pizza making event. St. Vincent De Paul makes over 150 pizzas every Friday for guests in the family dining room. They had a rolling dough station, a topping station and a slicing and boxing station. Flour and toppings were flying everywhere…

January 31, 2017 Cindy Best
Types of Parenting Time Schedules

There are several different types of parenting plans that parties can agree on or the court can enter in cases involving children. Some example parenting plans may include: Equal Parenting Time Non-Equal Parenting Time Long Distance Parenting Time   Equal Parenting Time Equal parenting time means both parents have equal access to the minor child(ren)….

January 26, 2017 Cindy Best
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Arizona

The Best Law Firm made a charitable donation to Saint Vincent De Paul for the holidays. We enjoy volunteering in the Urban Farm and look forward to feeding the homeless this month. St. Vincent de Paul encourages everyone to get out and help those in need, whether it’s donating their time by helping out in…

January 23, 2017 Cindy Best
2016 Sojourner’s Center Circle of Hope Holiday Program

Sojourner Center is one of the largest and longest-running domestic violence organizations in the country. Each year, Sojourner Center provides safety and support to nearly 10,000 women, children, men and pets. The organization offers emergency shelter, transitional housing, domestic violence education, safety planning, lay-legal advocacy, case management, a child development center, a 24-hour crisis hotline,…

January 17, 2017 Cindy Best
Start 2017 Off On The Right Foot

Did you know that almost every family law case is mediated in Maricopa County? You can go to a mediation with an attorney near the end of the divorce process after you spend thousands of dollars on attorneys…or you can go to mediation at the beginning and figure out where the real disputes are and…

January 12, 2017 Cindy Best
Did Brad And Angelina Read Our Blogs? I Think So!

I read that Brad and Angelina filed a joint response and decided to stop telling the public private information about their kids. And, they decided to hire a private judge to keep it out of court. They are getting it right. It does not need to become public and it does not need to be…

January 6, 2017 Cindy Best
If I Wrote A Letter To Angelina Jolie

Dear Angelina: I do not know your life, you, your kids, or Brad. I don’t know your pleadings, your attorney, your judge, or custody law in California. But I do know some things after helping over a thousand families in the past 10 or so years going through divorce and custody issues. And I hope…

January 3, 2017 Cindy Best
Pitt Slams Jolie For Revealing Private Details About Their Kids

I do not know Brad or Angelina. I have not read their legal papers. But I read the headline and article about the children’s privacy. I do not know if it is true. But I have seen it happen over and over. Parents think their children cannot read or hear what is going on but…


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