Self-Representation Overview - Custody and Child Support Modification (Petitioner)
This classroom should be used alongside the Custody and Child Support Modification Information and Instructions Packet, which includes the most common forms used in this type of legal action. This is Packet #7 on Wyoming Judicial Branch site under the Family Law tab. You can also purchase this packet from your local District Court Clerk's Office.
This classroom will assist self-represented litigants who would like to change the child support or custody order in Wyoming. This classroom is for the party who is filing the divorce and is known as the Petitioner. The other party will be known as the Respondent. There are also classrooms for the Defendants: Custody and Child Support Modification Information - Respondent (Packet #8)
**Read through the following information and instructions before completing the forms to ensure that you qualify for a modification of child support in Wyoming. You must fill out all forms as completely as possible. If your forms are not complete, the Judge may reject your forms.**
Full instructions are included in the packet of forms. You should read those instructions carefully along with completing this classroom. Having the printed out packet of forms while you are completing this classroom will be very helpful. The information in the packet and this classroom provide general information to obtain a divorce. The information in this packet and classroom is not intended to replace an attorney. If you represent yourself, YOU PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK. You must decide which forms apply to your situation. Fill out the necessary forms completely and correctly.