Determining how a child’s life should be split between parents can be a complicated affair.  While a court will always decide how to award custody and parenting time based on the “best interest of the child”, it might not be readily apparent how to best present your goals as meeting that criteria.  The help of a diligent family law attorney can be key in putting your best foot forward in negotiating child custody and parenting time and presenting your case to a family law judge.