Clayton Worthington is an associate attorney at Rinehart, Butler, Hodge & Moss,... more
Clayton Worthington is an associate attorney at Rinehart, Butler, Hodge & Moss, where his practice focuses on domestic relations and criminal law. He regularly litigates issues of divorce, equitable distribution of property, custody, visitation, child support and spousal support. He also assists client in settling those matters, avoiding the cost and delay associated with litigation. Clayton is... 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.