A mentor once told me that when you start law school, you do not realize that many... more
A mentor once told me that when you start law school, you do not realize that many of the clients you will serve are coming to see you at the lowest point in their lives. That has proven to be sage advice. I have served clients who are charged with a crime, who have just experienced the loss of a loved one, and who are going through a divorce or separation. I have had the opportunity to help... view profile
Raquel "Rocky" Acosta is dedicated to providing high-quality legal services. She was... more
Raquel "Rocky" Acosta is dedicated to providing high-quality legal services. She was born and raised in Ellensburg, Washington. She graduated from Harvard Law School in 2013, studied international business and marketing at Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University. Her hobbies include videography, graphic design, blogging at ArtTechLaw.com, and... 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.