Dowdy v. Dowdy

In Dowdy v. Dowdy, 864 P.2d 439, 440 (Wyo. 1993), the Court recognized separating siblings from each other through custody awards to different parents is not a preferred resolution. 864 P.2d at 440. Although keeping siblings together is generally considered to be the better practice, the effect of separating siblings from each other is just one of several factors courts consider in determining the best interests of the children. Id. In Dowdy, the Court examined the trial court record and determined there was evidence to support the court's decision to split custody.