I am proud to be an attorney in Lubbock, Texas where my wife and 4 daughters call... more
I am proud to be an attorney in Lubbock, Texas where my wife and 4 daughters call home. After graduating from law school, I entered the world of private practice. After service as an associate attorney for a short period of time, I joined the ranks of the Lubbock County District Attorney's Office as an assistant DA. I served as a prosecutor for 8 1/2 years. I ended my public service career ha... 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.