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
The son of grape and cherry farmers in the lower Yakima valley, my summers working... more
The son of grape and cherry farmers in the lower Yakima valley, my summers working on the family farm growing up taught me the value of "sweat equity." That work ethic and drive stayed with me as I went on to become the first and only member of my family to attend law school and go on to become an attorney. I spent the first few years of my career working as a trial prosecutor but found the opp... 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.