Cindy Best
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Decision-Making Determinations

Although courts should consider evidence of domestic violence at every point in decision-making and visitation negotiations, there is no guarantee that judges will do so. Women often report that violence plays a significant role in divorce proceedings, specifically regarding the issues of decision-making, visitation and child support. Partner violence is a factor in anywhere from … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Decision-Making Determinations

Cindy Best
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Leaving on a Jet Plane

If you are in an abusive relationship, you are not alone, you are not at fault, and there is help for you. When you make the decision to leave, it is wise to plan; unless you leave in the midst of an altercation or incident to save yourself from being hurt. There are obvious times … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Leaving on a Jet Plane

Cindy Best
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

Often times families are under the misconception that a perpetrator of domestic violence is not dangerous to children. They are. Domestic violence in a home with children will impact their lives forever. These facts demonstrate the need for parents, families, communities and the courts to know about and understand domestic violence. Children whose mothers are … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

Cindy Best
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Grab a Life Jacket

If you think you are the victim of domestic violence, you are. Are you sad, lonely and wonder why the man you fell in love with is making your life so miserable? Why can’t you ever please him? Why do you keep trying to please him and he makes you feel so stupid? Why does … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Grab a Life Jacket

Cindy Best
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Is It Me?

You don’t have a black eye. He has never punched you. And, he really just yells at you and tells you how stupid you are. He throws temper tantrums when no one is around. He rolls his eyes at things you say. He pretends he is joking when he says mean things about you in … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Is It Me?

Cindy Best
October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

1,300,000 women in the U.S. are victims of domestic violence by intimate partners every year.¬†Battered women are not the only victims of abuse,it is estimated that anywhere between 3.3 million and 10 million children witness domestic violence annually. We will be focusing our blog on Domestic Violence in hope that people will learn about and … Continue reading October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Cindy Best
Can I Get a Side Salad Instead of Fries?

Think of the last time you went out to eat. Did you look around and see everyone eating the exact same meal? Did everyone have the same hamburger and the same fries with a coke? Unless you were at In and Out Burger the answer is, probably not. Your law firm should be like a … Continue reading Can I Get a Side Salad Instead of Fries?

Cindy Best
The NFL Handles Domestic Violence Better Than The Courts.

You have all seen the video, you know what Ray Rice, the former NFL player did. But in case you missed it, he was the guy seen punching and then dragging his unconscious fianc√© (now wife) out of an elevator. He will never play again in the NFL. The message is clear: domestic violence will … Continue reading The NFL Handles Domestic Violence Better Than The Courts.

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