Firm Overview

At Best Law Office, LLC, we combine experience and personalized attention with cutting-edge legal technology to advocate for your rights in New Jersey family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, modification of support, emancipation, and other issues. Best Law Office, LLC, is a hybrid law firm offering both limited representation (often called "unbundled" or "flat fee") and traditional, full representation, either online or in a traditional setting.

Example cases

While interning at the Legal Aid Society during law school, Amanda L. Best, Esq., wrote a supporting brief for an appellant that resulted in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department, reversing a trial court order (Matter of T'Yanna M. v. Rashida M., 811 N.Y.S.2d 118).

Main Office

Main
PO Box 98 23 Church Street
Denville  NJ  07834

Phone
  • (973) 874-9444
Fax
  • (888) 834-0264

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, we offer a free 30-minute consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes. As of April 2012, our limited representation, flat fee packages are as follows:
Complaint for Name Change package - $300
Complaint for Adult Adoption package - $400
Complaint/Answer for Child/Spousal Support package - $700
Complaint for Child Custody/Visitation package - $700
Complaint for Divorce, or Answer & Counterclaim, package - $500
Custody & Parenting Time Agreement - $500
Uncontested Default Divorce package - $800
Consultation for Child Support, Alimony, or Equitable Distribution Review package - $500 each
Consultation for Marital Settlement/Separation Agreement Review package - $1,000
Pendente Lite, Post Judgment, or Enforcement Motion package - $1,500

Hourly Rates

$275.00 per hour

Office Information

Office Hours

Flexible hours are available to assist clients, but typically our office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Office Manager

None.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

None.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes, we offer limited ("unbundled" or "flat fee") representation.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

Currently, Amanda L. Best, Esq., handles all work on each case, but she strives to provide efficient yet thorough work in a cost-effective manner.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

Clients are always advised that they may choose dispute resolution alternatives, and we always strive to first resolve a case outside of court before seeking the court's assistance.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Best Law Office, LLC, is a hybrid law firm offering both limited representation (often called "unbundled" or "flat fee") and traditional, full representation, either online or in a traditional setting. The virtual aspect of the law office enables clients to review and prepare their case when it's convenient for them. Clients have access to their file at their convenience where they can get up-to-the-minute updates on their case, file, and invoices. Best Law Office, LLC, also operates a physical law office located in Denville, New Jersey, where clients can meet with Amanda L. Best, Esq., to discuss their case.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Amanda L. Best, Esq., believes that her clients deserve to be heard and educated, and she strives to provide knowledgeable information and zealous advocacy.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Yes.

Amanda Best

Amanda L. Best, Esq., served as a law clerk for a New Jersey family court judge before entering private practice as an associate attorney where she focused her practice in family law matters. After spending several years as an associate attorney, Amanda opened her own firm in 2012 to provide both limited and full representation in all areas of family law throughout New Jersey.

Currently, Amanda L. Best, Esq., handles all work on each case, but she strives to provide efficient yet thorough work in a cost-effective manner.

License
  • Bar Number: 15702007
    New Jersey , 2007

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