I earned my J.D. Degree from Maine Law School in 1992. Since then, I have worked in private practice, except for the five years I was a judicial officer in the Family Division of the... more
I earned my J.D. Degree from Maine Law School in 1992. Since then, I have worked in private practice, except for the five years I was a judicial officer in the Family Division of the Maine District Court where I presided over family law cases. I am now back in private practice and feel I have been effective in helping people deal with a variety of legal issues with more flexibility. I have r... view profile
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.
Child Custody Lawyers in cities near Cape Elizabeth, ME