Wyo. Supreme Court Remands Water Rights Issue In Family Ranch Dispute
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 8:18 AM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — On a 3-2 vote, the Wyoming Supreme Court on Nov. 6, 2014, vacated a lower court’s decision on how to supply water to a ranch being partitioned by members of the homesteader family (Alice A. Platt v. Ralph E. Platt, et al., Nos. S-13-0239, S-14-0053, Wyo. Sup.; 2014 Wyo. LEXIS 164).
(Opinion available. Document #95-141113-005Z.)
Alice A. Platt owns part of a family ranch in Encampment, Wyo. The rest of the ranch is owed by Ralph and Ronald Platt and the Ralph E....