If you need help with child custody in Casper WY, Gillette WY or Sheridan WY then look no further than Plains Law. They have many years’ experience in family law, juvenile law and related child custody cases and they have a deep understanding of the law as it applies in Wyoming.

Family matters are often highly emotional and charged, especially when children are involved. When it comes to child custody, you need an experienced and compassionate lawyer on your side. A court always tries to rule in way that is in the best interest of the child. But determining that is often a complicated and involved process.

Custody rulings may take the form of sole custody, joint custody and of course visitation rights. There are many factors that a court must consider when deciding a child custody case. One of the important considerations is the relationship between the parent and the child. The better that relationship, the better the chances of a favorable outcome.  The court will also consider the child’s preference in the matter, provide the child is old or mature enough to understand and express such a preference.

Safe living conditions is another important aspect. A parent should be able to provide accommodation, clothing, meals, healthcare and education. The court will also consider the parents mental state and capacity for parenting.

It is often helpful when the divorcing parents can reach agreement regarding custody and parenting. A good family lawyer can also assist as mediator in such a scenario.

A child custody battle is a difficult and deeply emotional process. A good family attorney will ensure your legal rights are protected and will present your case in the bet manner possible. You can take advantage of a free initial consultation at Plains Law should you need help with a legal matter, be it divorce or child custody.