Wyoming Children’s Justice Project
Child Representation Bill Heads to Wyoming’s Governor; Advocates Hope to Resurrect Parent Representation Bill in the Future
On Monday, a bill to move the Wyoming Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) program out of the Office of State Public Defenders to its own entity passed its final hurdle in the state House of Representatives before heading to the governor’s desk.
Bumpy Ride in Wyoming for Bills to Create Parent and Child Representation Offices
Just days into Wyoming’s legislative session, bills to expand legal counsel to children and parents in child welfare court were killed by a lack of support. But half of the package has already been raised from the dead.