Wyoming Protective Orders Laws
|Code Section||35-21-101, et seq.; 6-4-404|
|Activity Addressed by Order||Enjoin contact; exclude from dwelling; regarding minors: temporary custody, support, counseling, (maximum 90 days)|
|Duration of Order||Protective order: maximum 3 months, may be extended for additional 3 month periods|
|Penalty for a Violation of Order||If willful violation: misdemeanor: jail maximum 6 mos. and/or $750 fine|
|Who May Apply for Order||Any victim of domestic abuse|
|Can Fees Be Waived?||Yes|
|Order Transmission to Law Enforcement||Copy to county sheriff who notifies local law enforcement agency in petitioner's county|
|Civil Liability for Violation of Order||Yes|
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