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
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…

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…

Cindy Best
How To Be a Good Client

“Does it really matter if I am a good client?” I think it really helps you help yourself if you are a good client. Attorneys will do the work, care about your case, and want to have a positive outcome. But what changes if you are a good client? The attorney is more enthusiastic, more…

Cindy Best
What is Grey Divorce?

What is grey divorce? Basically people over the age of 50 are getting divorced in record numbers. They have greatly different issues than younger couples who get divorced. The major issues are generally health care, retirement, prenups, postnups, and how am I going to live financially. It is important to understand prenups and decide whether…

Cindy Best
Lawyers Should Not Be Used Car Sales People

The sad truth is that some attorneys can make divorces worse. You will know those attorneys when you meet them. Those used car sales attorneys do not want to educate you about the process and they do not want you to make your own decisions. They are rude to other counsel and they act like…

Cindy Best
Be Careful What You Text

There is news about a very famous person being potentially blackmailed with sexts that he sent his girlfriend. By sexts, I mean photos of his private parts. This happens in divorce cases more often than you want to know. So, do not do it. Do not do it. And, there is also the sad case…

Cindy Best
Make It A Good Year

This is the time of year where people make New Year’s resolutions. If you are going through a divorce or a family law stressful situation, it might be time to consider your conduct. We strive to always take the high road and our clients are reminded of this as well. We have found that focusing…

Cindy Best
Happy New Year

Happy New Year. This is the time to take stock of the old saying, “Gratitude is an attitude.” You might be going through some tremendous stress right now with your family law situation. You might want to stop and smell the roses and remember to give gratitude for what you do have, not what you…

Cindy Best
Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

I had a call the other day from someone who inherited over a million dollars from their father but then bulked at paying $100 for a one hour attorney consult. I instantly thought of the British saying  “penny wise, pound foolish.” This means that someone makes a decision with small amounts of money (pennies) that end up…

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