State-mandated service may not be as available as it's supposed to be
August 18, 2022
SHERIDAN — On paper, the state of Wyoming has some of the strongest guardian ad litem laws in the country. The only problem, lawyer Jonathan Martinis said, is there seems to be a world of difference between the law itself and how it is applied in many courts across the state.
“I do a lot of guardianship work across the country, and I can tell you that Wyoming’s law is actually very good,” Martinis said. “You have one of the only laws in the country that absolutely guarantees someone facing a guardianship petition the right to a guardian ad litem…and an attorney…But the problem...