Lauren Hunt is an Associate Attorney at Young/Sommer where she concentrates her... more
Lauren Hunt is an Associate Attorney at Young/Sommer where she concentrates her practice in the areas of Adoption Law, Family Law and Matrimonial Law. She is a 2009 graduate of Albany Law School and is admitted to practice in New York State. While at Albany Law, Ms. Hunt served as a law intern with The Legal Project (an organization which provides representation to victims of domestic viole... 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.