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Cindy Best
Don’t Steal Their Joy

Thanksgiving is coming. Christmas is Coming. Hanukkah is coming. The holidays are coming. Your kids are excited about this season, however your family celebrates this time of year. They are children and they are happy and joyous. You, as their parent, need to prepare for this time if your family shares the kids in different … Continue reading Don’t Steal Their Joy

Cindy Best
Be Reasonable

Sometimes parents fight just to fight and use their children as pawns. I know that that seems hard to believe but it is true. If you find that you cannot be reasonable, try putting yourself in the shoes of your child. Can you imagine your Mom trying to prevent your Dad that you love and … Continue reading Be Reasonable

Cindy Best
Should I Really Sleep On It?

Sometimes people consult with us and wonder whether their signature on a document means anything. Yes, Yes, Yes, Do not sign anything if you do not understand the documents and if you do not understand the consequences. Do not be pressured into signing documents. Understand them. Know what the document means for your life. Ask questions. Ask more … Continue reading Should I Really Sleep On It?

Cindy Best
Can I Change Horses Midstream?

We often have consults with people who have changed attorneys in the middle of a divorce or people who have started the divorce process on their own and then decide they need help. The key to both of these situations is to not wait until the last minute. It is so hard to help someone … Continue reading Can I Change Horses Midstream?

Cindy Best
I Hate The World

If you are in the middle of a divorce, you may feel like you hate the world. You are angry all the time, you are grumpy, you are short with people. But you might consider taking a step back and wondering how you got to where you are and analyze the situation. Who are you really … Continue reading I Hate The World

Cindy Best
Football Teams Have a Game Plan Every Week

All football teams have game plans, every single week for each opposing team. They know their opponents strengths and weaknesses and how to best play against them to score touchdowns and field goals. They have special plays for the end of the game and the end of the second quarter. They have special plays for on … Continue reading Football Teams Have a Game Plan Every Week

Cindy Best
The Whole Truth, Nothing but the Truth or Should I Really Tell My Attorney The Truth?

Sometimes you meet a client and begin to wonder how the situation they find themselves in could have possibly happened. Then you investigate and get the paperwork and discover that you were only told part of the story. And as the old radio show with Paul Harvey used to say: “and now you know the … Continue reading The Whole Truth, Nothing but the Truth or Should I Really Tell My Attorney The Truth?

Cindy Best
My Wife Served Me With An Order Of Protection

An Order of Protection is a very serious matter. The purpose is to protect victims of domestic violence from any further abuse. A person can go to court to obtain one and have a hearing in front of a judge. If the alleged perpetrator wants to object to the OOP, they can call and get … Continue reading My Wife Served Me With An Order Of Protection

Stephen Vincent
The Cost of Not Paying Your Child Support

Occasionally, someone asks us, “What happens if I don’t pay my child support?” The Answer: “A lot can happen—and none of it is good.” Here is a list of consequences you could face for not paying your court-ordered child support: You will be charged 10 percent interest on your child support obligation. You can be … Continue reading The Cost of Not Paying Your Child Support

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