Well in my case, the District Court Judge in Court testimony classified my ex-wife's behavior as having engaged in Parental Alienation. Her attorney then filed a frivolous appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court. My former attorney and I agree it will be a simple matter to demonstrate the appeal was frivolous.
I want to make an argument that the attorney, by filing a frivolous appeal to perpetuate the alienating behavior, has violated his obligations as an officer of the court.
There is plenty of case law around a parent engaging in alienating behavior, what is less clear is where is the line between an attorney's obligations to their client and their obligations to the court when filing frivolous appeals.
Additionally the attorney includes numerous mistakes in the required Statement of Facts, and violates a number of the Courts Rules for filing an appeal, and brief.
I'm sorry, but you're not really answering my question. I understand I could pursue a malicious prosecution action against my ex-wife, but I would prefer to ask the court to sanction the attorney, it would have a broader application to parents in my situation. Relying on the Bar or a prosecutor becomes a CYA on their part. It took 10 years and 5 cases before the Bar would initiate an action against an attorney, mine was one of the cases, to sanction an attorney for suborning perjury.
I wanted to take a different tact. If you're saying there is no case law that helps define the line between zealious representation and obligations to the court, OK just tell me so.
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