Author:Kristi Wells

Three Wells Family Law Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2023

Best Lawyers, a peer review guide to the legal profession, has recognized Kristi Anderson Wells in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for outstanding professional excellence in the field of Family Law.  The 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognizes only the top 5.3% of elite lawyers in the...

Nicola Winter

Wells Family Law Welcomes Nicola Winter

We are very excited to announce that Nicola Winter and Bridger the Wonder Dog have joined the team at Wells Family Law. Nicola's family law credentials are solid, having served with both Chelsea and Kristi at a prior firm where she was trained in handling high-asset and complex domestic relations...

Kristi Wells

Kristi Anderson Wells Selected to Best Lawyers in America for 2022

Wells Family Law is pleased to announce that Kristi Anderson Wells, President and Managing Shareholder of Wells Family Law, P.C., has been selected as a Best Lawyer in Family Law for 2022 by Best Lawyers in America publication. Recognition by Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer review within...

taxes and divorce

Divorce and Taxes

Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.  Another certainty is the fact that when you get divorced you will have to think about how your divorce will change how you approach your taxes.  Luckily, this year, your taxes have been automatically postponed until July 15th, 2020, courtesy...

Gray Divorce

Divorce After 60

As the baby boom population ages, there has been an increase in what is being called “Gray Divorce.” What does that mean exactly?   It is when two people 60 or older file for divorce.  The number of divorces in this age group has doubled in the last 25 years.  Why are...

FAFSA graphic

Filling Out the FAFSA After Divorce

The FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the form that students must fill out to get financial aid for college. For those who have not yet experienced the joy of filling out the FAFSA, let me tell you, you are in for a treat.  And by “treat”...

gavel, scales, lawbooks

Marriage Story – How the Attorney You Choose Can Change Your Divorce

Laura Dern recently won the Academy Award for her portrayal of Nora Fanshaw, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney based on real-life attorney Laura Wasser. As I watched the movie recently, it struck me how perfectly the story encapsulates why it is so important to choose the right attorney for...