My daughter's ex had custody of their son and was remarried. She had partial custody, summers,etc. He was killed this weekend(he committed suicide) and now the new wife won't give my daughter her son. What do we do?
Yes, your daughter needs an attorney to file a writ of habeas corpus immediately. As difficult as this situation is, she must act quickly. Good luck to her.See question
I still have a daughter that I will be paying child support for who just turned 16. My understanding is that a "Modification" will then be in order? Most of the on-line calculators show I should have been paying more since I received a pay incre...
In Wyoming, child support does not automatically adjust when a child emancipates, so you will need to request a review of your child support. You can either find the forms to do this yourself on the Wyoming Supreme Court website, through Child Support Services (your local office is in Evanston), or hire an attorney.
Support cannot be modified retroactively. You will not, however, receive credit for any extra amounts you have paid as those are considered gifts.
You may find you will pay more for 1 child than you have 2 not only because of changes in your income, but a cost of living adjustment made by the legislature in 2013.
You are wise to begin addressing this now, as it can take some time to gather the necessary documents and get a court date if there is not an agreement on a new amount.See question
I have had a protection order in the past with her father. I dropped it when she got sick so we could co-parent. He has become the same person again and I need to file for full custody. I am in a small town and can not find a single lawyer, piece ...
The Supreme Court of Wyoming has packets on their website. http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Forms/Index
These packets are also available at the Clerk of District Court office in your local court house for a nominal fee (the cost of the paper). You can also contact Wyoming Legal Aid at 877-432-9955 to determine if you qualify for services through their offices. The Domestic Violence Clinic at the UW College of Law may also be a good resource. The number there is 307-766-3747.
My husband died seven years ago and for the last five years I lived with my boyfriend in his apartment. Recently he asked me to move out so he can focus on his career. Does he owe me child support?
Unless your boyfriend adopted your son (which would make him your son's legal father) he would not owe child support. You should be receiving social security benefits for your son. If you are not, you should contact an attorney in Sweetwater County who specializes in social security benefits or go to the local social security office in Rock Springs to file an application.See question
Six years ago I was awarded sole legal/physical custody of my 2 minor children. Bio-dad has been on the run evading any type of contact with the children and child support enforcement. Through the agency we have detailed records of him evading chi...
You will need an attorney to assist you, particularly if this matter proceeds to trial. Judges have little patience for litigants like your children's father so it's best if you protect yourself. In Wyoming attorneys can provided unbundled legal services so you can hire an attorney to assist you for certain parts of the case (ie, filing an answer, appearing at trial). This might be a good option for you.
THIS ANSWER DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY/CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.See question
He has not paid in over two years. He recently had brain surgery to have a tumor removed, and now is demanding I send our two children to Laramie, WY, where he lives, even though he will be going through chemo treatments. He was already mentally u...
The answer to your questions will depend on the Court that entered your divorce and which court has jurisdiction now. Assuming you were divorced in Wyoming, you cannot withhold visitation for non payment of support. You may, however, have grounds to request visitation be reviewed given the changes of circumstances that have occurred since the divorce. You need to contact an attorney in Albany County who is familiar with the practices of the Court. If you order is not from Wyoming, you should speak to an attorney in the community where you reside regarding jurisdiction and your questions. Regardless, if you choose to violate the court order without first seeking relief from the order, you could be held in contempt for your actions as two wrongs do not make a right.
PLEASE NOTE: This answer does not create an attorney/client relationship.See question
My daughter is very unhappy living with her mother. They move every couple of months and her mother refuses to give me a physical address . I haven't been able to see my daughter is 4 years. Do I need a lawyer who can practice in both states ?
The answer to that question depends on where the current custody order was entered. If the order is from California, you need a California attorney who is familiar with the local practices in the court where your action will be filed. If the order is from a Wyoming court, you need to contact a Wyoming attorney who may advise you the case will need to be moved to California. If the order is from another state, you should contact a California attorney.See question