I've been practing law since November 1, 1983. Upon finishing law school at the... more
I've been practing law since November 1, 1983. Upon finishing law school at the University of Akron, I opened two offices in Portage County, Ohio. In 1984 I moved to Lancaster, Ohio as a branch office manager for a Columbus firm until 2005. In September of 2005, I went back out on my own and intend to remain on my own. Although the Law Office of Lee A Thompson is a general practice firm, my... 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.