I have worked exclusively in family law for the last 14 years. I help families... more
I have worked exclusively in family law for the last 14 years. I help families resolve issues of divorce, paternity, child custody and placement, child and spousal support, guardianship, interstate custody/abduction, parental rights termination and defense, abuse and harassment restraining orders, estate and trust litigation, and appeals related to these issues. I also routinely serve as a Guar... 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.