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Cindy Best
Should I Listen to My Attorney?

Should I listen to my attorney or not? That depends on whether you trust that your lawyer had the experience needed to give you good advice. It also depends on whether you think your lawyer is on your team and is giving you advice based on your best interests. So, how do lawyers make decisions … Continue reading Should I Listen to My Attorney?

Cindy Best
Road Maps and Lawyers

There are lots of ways in this day and age to figure out where you are going when you need directions. You can get a paper map, use GPS, call someone or just ask someone on the street. If you get lost with a paper map, you are generally up a creek. Sometimes you need … Continue reading Road Maps and Lawyers

Cindy Best
How Does Divorce Work?

We had a client recently who wanted to get divorced but they did not want to settle their financial issues. That seems like a very strange request because the entire process of divorce is dividing up all the financial stuff that became combined in the marriage. Untangling these financial issues is the whole point of … Continue reading How Does Divorce Work?

Cindy Best
Does Your Attorney Care?

Do you care if your attorney cares? It may not be important to you but if it is, you have some things to think about. You will know if your lawyer cares when you ask the hard questions and they give you the hard answers. For instance, how much will a divorce cost? A salesperson … Continue reading Does Your Attorney Care?

Cindy Best
Don’t Send Naked Pictures

When you are in a divorce or child custody matter: do not send or receive naked photos. That’s all I have. That is it.

Cindy Best
My Husband Controls Everything I Do

Arizona law has a statute that makes it a harder for a person who commits domestic violence to have custody of their children. But the hard part is identifying and then proving domestic violence. What is it? What if he has never hit me? What if he has a tracker on my car and does … Continue reading My Husband Controls Everything I Do

Cindy Best
Moving Out Of State

If you are thinking of getting divorced and wanting to move, you might want to slow down. This can get really tricky if you have children. There are different rules in each state for how long you must live there before you can file for divorce or legal separation. If you move outside the state … Continue reading Moving Out Of State

Cindy Best
Does Experience Matter When I Pick An Attorney?

Yes, the short answer. It matters if your attorney has seen your issue before and if they have been able to be successful in a similar situation. Does it matter if I know the law? Yes, it does. You can always decide to do something different than the law, but it helps to know the … Continue reading Does Experience Matter When I Pick An Attorney?

Cindy Best
How Do I Get Divorced?

It may seem like divorce should be a simple process but it is not. One of the factors that makes divorce easier is to have two spouses who can make agreements on how to live apart. You have spent your marriage combining parts of your life and now you have to separate them. It is … Continue reading How Do I Get Divorced?

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