I am a native of North Dakota, and moved to the Middle Tennessee area in 1994. I... more
I am a native of North Dakota, and moved to the Middle Tennessee area in 1994. I graduated from Smyrna High School in 1997 as an active participant in academics and athletics. I attended Middle Tennessee State University where I graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, I decided to pursue a legal career when I... 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.