I have been practicing family law since 2000. I find the work and the clients... more
I have been practicing family law since 2000. I find the work and the clients interesting and rewarding. As an attorney, I wear many hats. My main job is to provide the client with all the information they need to make an educated decision about their future and the future of their family. My best days at work are when I can take my client's worst day and make them realize that they have option... 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.