Cindy Best
Mothers Leaving Abuse

If you are a mother, it is because you have kids. I have an observation to make about mother’s who go through divorce and the thoughts about children. Sometimes mothers get divorced for reasons that are unrelated to the husband/father’s behavior or love toward his children. In those families, it makes sense to share responsibilities…

Cindy Best
How Do Children Speak To The Court?

One of the best interests factors to determine where the children will live is the opinion of the child. The age of the child will determine how much weight the court will give the child’s opinion. But the court does not actually speak with a child. Their voices are heard by the parents’ testimony, a…

Cindy Best
What Is A Fit Parent?

The courts in Arizona determine whether a parent is fit enough to be provided 50/50 parenting time. A fit parent does not have any domestic violence, child abuse, illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, mental health, or criminal issues. Some of these issues are hard to prove and parents often think that they need “evidence”. What…

Cindy Best
Can I Divorce and Move to Texas with the Kids?

Texas is a great state, but it might not be a good idea to try and relocate with the children at the same time that you are getting a divorce. Once the divorce is actually filed in the court, you cannot move with the kids. There is a temporary injunction in place and you are…

Cindy Best
Top Three Initial Divorce Decisions

If you feel overwhelmed, perhaps you could stop and make a list. Your future might not seem so daunting if you stop and list what decisions you need to make. First, how will you have money? Do you make enough to pay bills from month to month? Second, where will you live? Can you stay…

Cindy Best
Now What?

So, another year has gone by and you are still unhappy. Over the holidays, he screamed at you and the kids. He even pushed you when he was drinking too much. The same old fights and the same old abuse. But you might be thinking that you don’t want to get divorced because you do…

Cindy Best
January Is the Biggest Month for Divorce

There are a few reasons why January is the biggest month for divorce and you could probably guess a couple. Read this article to learn more and see why January is the divorce month.

Cindy Best
Rocking Chairs Keep You Busy

You’re thinking you want to get a divorce? Are you thinking you want more time with your children but the mother will not let you? Are you confused about the law and how it applies to your situation?  Are you confused about how and where to get information? I have an idea for you as…

Cindy Best
Peace, Christmas and the Kids

Did your kids write a letter to Santa? Did your kids make a list for you? They are probably full of toys, dolls, cars, scooters, and the like. What is not on their list is peace. But I believe that peace is what they want more than anything…If you are sharing your children this Christmas,…

Cindy Best
Christmas Time

Remember that Christmas memories for your children will last forever. So, if you are sharing your children with a parent, please remember that it is important to put them first. It helps to create new traditions if this is your first holiday sharing your children. And, kids are not all that concerned about what day…

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