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Wyoming Divorce

Once your order has been received it will be forwarded to the Wyoming paralegal who will be assigned to your case for the duration of the process. Your assigned paralegal will answer any questions that you have and process your documents.

Our Wyoming Paralegals are specifically trained in Wyoming divorce procedures and will assist you in getting the fastest, easiest, and most affordable divorce available.

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RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS AND WHERE TO FILE: (1) the spouse filing for divorce must have been a resident of Wyoming for 60 days immediately prior to filing; or (2) the marriage must have been performed in Wyoming and the spouse filing must have resided in Wyoming from the time of the marriage until the time of the filing. The divorce may be filed for in the county where either spouse lives. There is a waiting period of 20 days after filing before a divorce will be granted. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapters 20-2-104, 20-2-107, and 20-2-108].

LEGAL GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE: No-Fault: Irreconcilable differences. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapter 20-2-104]. General: Confinement for incurable insanity for 2 years. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapter 20-2-105].

LEGAL SEPARATION: The grounds for legal separation is irreconcilable differences. The spouse filing for legal separation must have been a resident of Wyoming for 60 days immediately prior to filing or the marriage must have been performed in Wyoming and the spouse filing must have resided in Wyoming from the time of the marriage until the time of the filing. The legal separation may be filed for in the county where either spouse lives. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapters 20-2-102, 20-2-104, 20-2-106, and 20-2-107].

SIMPLIFIED OR SPECIAL DIVORCE PROCEDURES: A sample Complaint for Divorce form is contained in Wyoming Rules of Civil Procedure, Appendix of Forms, Form #15. MEDIATION OR COUNSELING REQUIREMENTS: In cases involving child custody, the court may order the parents to attend appropriate classes regarding the impact of divorce on children. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapters 20-2-113].

PROPERTY DISTRIBUTION: Wyoming is an "equitable distribution" state. All of the spouse's property will be divided in an equitable manner, including property acquired prior to the marriage, and gifts and inheritances, based on a consideration of the following factors: (1) the economic circumstances of each spouse at the time the division of property is to become effective; (2) how and by whom the property was acquired; (3) the merits of each spouse; (4) the burdens imposed upon either spouse for the benefit of the children; (5) the conduct of the spouses; (6) any liabilities imposed upon the property; and (7) any other factor necessary to do equity and justice between the spouses. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapter 20-2-114].

ALIMONY/MAINTENANCE/SPOUSAL SUPPORT: Either spouse may be awarded alimony in the form of a specific sum or property after consideration of the other's ability to pay. Real estate or profits from real estate may be ordered transferred to the other spouse for alimony for life. Marital fault is not a factor. No other factors are specified in the statute. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapter 20-2-114].

SPOUSE'S NAME: There is no statutory provision in Wyoming for the restoration of a wife's name upon divorce. However, there is a general statutory provision for name change upon petitioning the court. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 1, Chapter 1-25-101].

CHILD CUSTODY: Child custody may include joint, sole, or shared custody, as long as it is in the best interests of the child. Child custody will be awarded according to what appears to be most expedient and beneficial for the well-being of the child. The sex of the parent is not to be considered. Other factors to be considered are: (1) the child's wishes; (2) the relative competency of both parents; (3) any evidence of spousal or child abuse or violence. If both parents are considered fit, the court may order any custody arrangement that encourages the parents to share in the rights and responsibilities of child rearing. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapters 20-2-112 and 20-2-113].

CHILD SUPPORT: Either parent may be ordered to pay child support. A trustee may be appointed to invest the support payments and apply the income to the support of the children. Child support payments shall be ordered to be paid through the clerk of the district court. A court may order income withholding to guarantee any child support payments. There are official Child Support Guidelines. These Guidelines are presumed to be correct unless there is a showing that the amount would be unjust or inappropriate under the particular circumstances in a case. Deviation from the guidelines will be allowed after a consideration of the following factors: (1) the age of the child; (2) the cost of necessary child care; (3) any special health care or educational needs of the child; (4) the responsibility of either parent for the support of others; (5) the value of services contributed by either parent; (6) any pregnancy expenses; (7) visitation transportation costs; (8) the ability of parents to provide health insurance through employment benefits; (9) the amount of time the child spends with each parent; (10) other necessary expenses for the child's benefit; (11) the relative net income and financial condition of each parent; (12) whether a parent has violated any terms of the divorce decree; (13) whether either parent is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed; and (14) any other relevant factors. [Wyoming Statutes Annotated; Title 20, Chapters 20-2-112, 20-2-113, 20-6-221, 20-6-302, and 20-6-304].

PREMARITAL AGREEMENT: Wyoming does not have any statutes pertaining to premarital agreements.

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