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Cindy Best
What If I Don’t Want Salad and Potato With my Steak?

Have you ever walked into a restaurant and they make you only buy a complete meal? You have to have a hamburger with fries and a shake. You have to have salad and potato with your steak. You are required to have bacon and hash browns with your eggs. How often would you go to … Continue reading What If I Don’t Want Salad and Potato With my Steak?

Cindy Best
Don’t Wear Your Hockey Skates to Play Soccer

Why does a divorce cost so much? I get asked this a lot. Attorneys want a lot of money for doing stuff. It might seem to you that it is way too much money. The fact is, the cost is often driven by the client, the other side, the court, and the other attorney. If … Continue reading Don’t Wear Your Hockey Skates to Play Soccer

Cindy Best
Online Divorce

Does a divorce mean you have to go to court? How can I do it the easiest most simple way? Best Law Firm offers On Line Divorce. You go to the Online Divorce page, fill in a form and then we return the documents to you within a day. After that you simply file the … Continue reading Online Divorce

Cindy Best
Be Wary of The Lawyer Who Says Never Talk to Anyone But Me

Believe it or not; sometimes the hardest divorces are difficult to resolve because of the other attorney. You know the type. Right away they instill fear and anxiety in their client. Fear and anxiety tend to blow things up and out of proportion. If you are in fear; you will not be able to make … Continue reading Be Wary of The Lawyer Who Says Never Talk to Anyone But Me

Cindy Best
An Attorney and Mediation: Salt and Pepper or Oil and Water?

Some people think that mediation is not for attorneys. Actually, we as family law attorneys highly recommend mediation as a way to resolve divorce and custody issues. It works one of two ways: 1. we as the attorney who gives you legal advice takes the case to a neutral third party/mediator who acts as a … Continue reading An Attorney and Mediation: Salt and Pepper or Oil and Water?

Cindy Best
What’s a Post Nup?

Have you ever heard of a prenup agreement? Couples sometimes write these agreements to spell out property agreements before marriage and decide what property is sole and separate and whether they want to opt out of the community property laws in Arizona. Sometimes a pre nup also outlines any issues about spousal maintenance. The idea … Continue reading What’s a Post Nup?

Cindy Best
Cindy Best
Your Parents Can Sue You to See Your Kids

Wow….doesn’t that seem surprising? Let’s play this out. Your parents do not like you because of your lifestyle. In fact, they refuse to see you and they have disowned you. It’s because you are gay. They wrote you out of their will. So, now they still want to see your 5 year old daughter. By … Continue reading Your Parents Can Sue You to See Your Kids

Cindy Best
I Got Sued by My Ex Girlfriend Who Wants My Kids

If you are in a gay relationship and want to have children, think about the legal issues involved. If you are the birth parent and there is no genetic or legal relationship with your partner, you have all the rights and decision making regarding your children. You make all medical and education decisions and are … Continue reading I Got Sued by My Ex Girlfriend Who Wants My Kids

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