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  1. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Olekanma A Ekekwe

    Olekanma Ekekwe

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 13 years
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    6.3

  2. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Catherine M Hannan

    Catherine Hannan

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 19 years
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    6.7

  3. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Jackson Michael Doggette Jr.

    Jackson Doggette

    I remove obstacles for people in pursuit of happiness through experience, compassion and zealous advocacy that produces results focused on all areas of marital, child, and family law.... more
    Licensed for 22 years - $250-$385/hour
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    6.6

  4. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Vera Osiro Okelo

    Vera Okelo

    Client Review: Attorney Okelo was the best lawyer to ever represent me at Rhode Island Family Court. I won the j...
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    Licensed for 7 years
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  5. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Christopher M Locey

    Christopher Locey

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 7 years
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  6. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Gregory Robert Pace

    Gregory Pace

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 13 years
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  7. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Norman T Robinson III

    Norman Robinson

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 17 years
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  8. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Mary Deelan Hallerman

    Mary Hallerman

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 4 years
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  9. Washington Child Custody Lawyer Stephen Weber Kilar

    Stephen Kilar

    Washington, DC Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 8 years
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Child Custody

If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.