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Wyoming Custody

Wyoming custody isn't hard to comprehend once you understand how things in this state work.

Unfortunately what the politicians in Cheyenne tell you about child custody in Wyoming isn't necessarily accurate.

The custody system isn't as fair as they want you to believe.

If you look at child custody guidelines, there will be references to "primary caretaker" and "more qualified" parent.

What you won't see listed in any of the official guidelines are all the intangible criteria actually used to establish child custody in the real world.

And that means if you and your spouse are unable to establish a child custody arrangement, the state will decide where your children live.

The determination of child custody begins with the filing of a motion at your local county family law courthouse.

At some point, the county assigns a Wyoming custody evaluator to meet with all the parties involved; including the school, doctors, etc.

The county will conduct an evaluation to determine which of you is the best parent for the children.

The process begins with an evaluation performed by an assigned evaluator.

You'll also likely be subjected to a psychological profile and at the end of this process, the custody evaluator writes a report and submits it to family court.

The evaluation report is sent you as well.

Like many people you probably think custody is determined by the judge, well the fact is custody is determined by the evaluator, not the judge.

The judge will simply read the evaluators report and rubber stamp it, because the judge knows very little about you, your spouse, your children, or your family setting.

Because the evaluator has conducted extensive research and issues a report, there's no way the judge will overrule the evaluators recommendation.

In a highly contested dispute, a judge will order the guardian ad litem to protect the children's interests during the custody evaluation.

A guardian ad litem doesn't determine custody, but will act as a advocate of the children to ensure the children's interests are protected while you and your spouse argue about custody.

Now, Guardians can be lawyers or social workers they just need to be approved by the court and there are private guardians along with public ones employed by your local Wyoming county.

Regarding fee's, private guardians charge from $50 per hour to up to $400, where public guardians generally charge less.

Typically the cost of the guardian ad litem is shared by each spouse.

If the cost of a guardian ad litem is an issue for you, one can be provided free of change.

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