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?

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

Stephen Vincent
The Effects of Divorce on Adult Children

Best Law Firm can help you with the legal aspects of a divorce. But we know much more goes into a divorce than just the legal aspects, just as a divorce often affects more than just the couple getting divorced. How Divorce Affects Adult Children Adult children can be greatly affected by divorce. Most people … Continue reading The Effects of Divorce on Adult Children

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
School is Out!

Very soon, school will be out in the valley. That sounds like a fun time unless you are worried about how to split time with your former spouse. Many families choose an option that gives each parent up to 2 weeks or even a month of uninterrupted family kid time without seeing the other parent. … Continue reading School is Out!

Cindy Best
Brad and Angelina Settled Custody

I am sure that Brad and Angelina never read my blogs but they did listen. They have settled all their issues related to their children without a trial. That is so good for them and the kids. I doubt whether the agreement is public, hopefully it is private as it should be. They each had … Continue reading Brad and Angelina Settled Custody

Cindy Best
Brad and Angelina and Jackie O.

You would think that money gave you some sense…especially in a divorce. It really does not matter if both work in an office or are movie stars…some people just do not put their children first. There is no good reason that a stranger, a judge appointed to hear your case, should decide the fate and parenting … Continue reading Brad and Angelina and Jackie O.

Cindy Best
Unmarried Fathers and Mothers and Child Support

If the father of your baby signed a paternity acknowledgment in the hospital, he is considered the baby’s father. So, now what if he wants to take the baby to the lake and you do not think it is safe? Can he take the baby? The short answer is no, not unless he has gone … Continue reading Unmarried Fathers and Mothers and Child Support

Cindy Best
Brad Pitt and Child Support

It is a shame to continue to play this out in the press…Mr. Pitt said something like this today and “it just shows to go you”…Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are very famous and very rich and I do not know them. I have not read their pleadings. I am not a California attorney. But … Continue reading Brad Pitt and Child Support

Cindy Best
What About School?

You and your former spouse cannot agree where your child is going to go to school. One of you wants to jump into court and get this resolved. No no no. This is no longer happening and will not work that way with the court. I once had a judge ask parents in a courtroom, … Continue reading What About School?

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