In 2009, Attorney Trotter clerked for the First Judicial District of Wisconsin (... more
In 2009, Attorney Trotter clerked for the First Judicial District of Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), where she conducted extensive research into civil law matters for the circuit court judges. In 2010, she returned to the Fox Valley and joined a private firm in Appleton, Wisconsin where she focused her practice on family law. Additionally, she is certified as a Guardian ad Litem for minor childre... 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.