I am a Montana native and received my law degree from the University of Montana... more
I am a Montana native and received my law degree from the University of Montana School of Law in 2008. Since completing my clerkship with the Montana Supreme Court in August 2009, I have been involved in family law practice. I believe that family law is about knowing what your options are. It is important to know that there are different methods for going through these legal processes, ... view profile
Pat has been representing clients all over Montana since 1997. Pat is... more
Pat has been representing clients all over Montana since 1997. Pat is highlyexperienced in the areas in which he practices and he devotes his time to giving his clients the personal attention they expect and deserve when they need help with a legal issue or problem. Although he has a statewide practice, most of his clients come from Western Montana, primarily Missoula, Ravalli, Lake, Minera... 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.