Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Wyoming Hit and Run Laws

Under Wyoming’s title 31, “Accidents,” you are guilty of a misdemeanor if you leave the scene of an accident without fulfilling statutory obligations. However, if the victim suffers serious injury or death, the hit and run driver can be convicted of a felony. Quick take: Leaving the scene of an accident in Wyoming: You must … Read more

Wyoming Child Support Laws

Wyoming child support laws, article 3-20-2-30, states quote, “the court shall enter orders, temporary or otherwise, pursuant and in compliance with this article for maintenance of children in actions for paternity, support, and any other action for the maintenance or support of children.” What that means is child support is a legal obligation for both … Read more

Wyoming Sexting Laws

Wyoming’s sexting laws that prohibit the creation and dissemination of explicit photos depicting a minor engaged in sexual conduct. Section 6-4-303 and State Statute 6-4-305. Quick take: If both the victim and accused are below 18, the accused will face trial in juvenile court. Anyone convicted under 6-4-303 Sexual Exploitation of a Minor must register … Read more

Wyoming Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations as they apply to the state of Wyoming

Statute of Limitations WY- Summary Wyoming’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Wyoming Whistleblower Laws

Statute of Limitations as they apply to the state of Wyoming

A Summary of Wyoming Whistleblower Laws Wyoming is an employment-at-will state. This means employees can be discharged from work for any reason or no reason. However, there are a few exceptions to this doctrine that are used to protect employees from wrongful retaliation. These exceptions include common law protections and statutory protections. Statutory protections are … Read more

Wyoming Lemon Law

Lemon laws as they apply to the state of Wyoming

Wyoming Lemon Laws Wyoming’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 3 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to refund or replace the faulty vehicle. This … Read more

Wyoming Car Seat Laws

Child Car Seat Laws as they apply to the state of Wyoming

A Summary of Child Car Seat Laws in Wyoming Wyoming requires all children under 9 years to be secured in a child safety restraint system that is installed in the rear seat. Best Practices Children should ride rear-facing for a minimum of 2 years. Children can graduate to forward-facing seats once they outgrow their rear-facing … Read more

Wyoming Recording Laws

Wyoming Recording Law Summary: Is Wyoming a One Party Consent State? Wyoming recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In Wyoming, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or share use communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least one person taking … Read more