Wyoming Court Decisions
A diagram of the state court system (including a summary of each court’s jurisdiction) is available on the web site of the National Center for State Courts.
Wyoming Supreme Court
The Oklahoma State Court Network provides recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions (back through about mid-1999), along with a text-search interface, and a parallel-citation service for Wyoming Supreme Court decisions going back to 1870.
Wyoming Constitution and Legislation
See also a database of statewide ballot measures maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
- Constitution (Wyo. Const.)
- Session Laws of Wyoming (Wyo. Sess. Laws)
The session laws are also known as “chaptered bills” in Wyoming. There is no archive of session laws; however, the bill lists linked above (1) show which bills were chaptered for each legislative session and (2) provide links to the enrolled versions, which are the bills as presented to the governor, to be signed or vetoed.
NOTE—The legislature meets for not more than 40 days in odd-numbered years in general session and for approximately 20 days in even-numbered years for a budget session. The governor may call the legislature into special session.
Subject Index to Bills — 2011
Wyoming Rules of Procedure and Practice
Wyoming Administrative Law Sources
See also a page of links to sources of rules, maintained by the Administrative Codes and Registers Section of the National Association of Secretaries of State.
- Wyoming Administrative Rules and Regulations (Wyo. Admin. R. & Regs.)
Wyoming Ordinances and Home-Rule Charters
Ordinances are local laws, commonly organized into codes, that have been enacted by municipalities — cities, towns, etc. — and counties. Charters are organic laws (similar in function to a constitution) of those local government entities for which “home rule” is authorized by state law. For local laws not found through the links given here, try the county web sites and municipality web sites at “State and Local Government on the Net” by Piper Resources, or a publisher’s web site:
Wyoming Law-Related Periodicals
Periodicals providing on-line articles are linked here. See also links to all Wyoming law-review web sites as well as links to web sites of all U.S.-published law reviews and periodicals.
Other Wyoming Commentary
Wyoming Law-Related Topical Web Sites
Wyoming Court Information
See also links to state court web sites, maintained by the National Center for State Courts. Additionally, see Judgepedia, a Wikipedia-style web site, self-described as “an encyclopedia about judges and courts,” which is maintained by the Sam Adams Alliance (Illinois).
- Revenue Department Forms
NOTE: Wyoming has no income tax (for either individuals or corporations) nor any tax on intangible assets.
- Securities Division Forms
- Business Entity Forms
Other Wyoming Resources
Wyoming State Bar
See the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for links to websites of member organizations.
Legal Research and Assistance
Bankruptcy Law and Procedures for Wyoming Residents
[Calicchia & Kinast LLP (Ohio)] — This web site, presented by a Cleveland bankruptcy law firm, covers basic information about the bankruptcy process, describes debt consolidation and credit counseling as alternatives to bankruptcy, lists the property that an individual is allowed to keep (with citations to governing provisions of Wyoming law), and gives information about the bankruptcy courts and how to contact bankruptcy attorneys in Wyoming.
Low-Cost Legal Aid
See also the web site for LawHelp.org and the web site for SelfHelpSupport.org.
- Wyoming Legal Help for the Poor
[Am. Bar Ass’n] — Contact information for statewide and local legal-aid programs, from the ABA’s Directory of Pro Bono Programs. The ABA also provides a page of links to pro bono programs’ web sites.
- WomensLaw.org — Sources of Legal Help
[WomensLaw.org (N.Y.)] — Sources of legal help (not limited to legal help for women) include statewide domestic-violence resources, local domestic-violence resources listed by city or town, free or low-cost legal services, and lawyer referral services.
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