Robert W. Vail is an attorney and the owner of the law firm Vail Family Law PLLC. His practice focuses on various aspects of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, modification and enforcement of court orders, paternity establishment, and adoption. Rob is also a trained mediator for family law matters and is on the Idaho Supreme Court’s list of approved child custody mediators.
Rob earned a Bachelor's degree in Family Sciences from BYU and his Juris Doctor from J. Reuben Clark Law School. After law school , Rob was employed for three years as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Cathy R. Silak - first at the Idaho Court of Appeals, and then at the Idaho Supreme Court. In 1994, Rob began working for Howell Law Offices, and in 1997, Rob and Michael B. Howell formed the partnership Howell & Vail, LLP. For over 23 years Rob has focused his personal practice in the area of family law matters, including more than 20 years as a special deputy attorney for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare handling paternity and child support matters. In addition, Rob also assisted in the firm’s extensive creditor's rights practice. In 2017, Rob open his own law firm, where he continues to focus his practice on helping people find effective legal solutions in all types of family law matters.
ABOUT VAIL FAMILY LAW
We love handling adoption matters for our clients. These are joyous occasions. But because family formation is so important to the well being of individuals and society as a whole, adoptions are governed by strict and complicated legal requirements to protect the best interests of the children involved, and to make sure that all parties understand the rights and responsibilities that are being terminated on the one hand, and established on the other. If you need help navigating the adoption process, give Vail Family Law a call today to schedule a consultation.