When someone is injured because of another party's negligence, or when a crime is committed, would-be plaintiffs and criminal prosecutors (respectively) are motivated to act quickly for a number of reasons, including the need to preserve evidence. This haste is regulated by statutes of limitations, which are time limits for the filing of civil claims (namely lawsuits) and criminal charges. Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the criminal and civil statutes of limitations for Wyoming, with legalese-free explanations of the law for non-attorneys. In this section, you will learn about the various time limits corresponding to different civil claims and crime classifications, with links to related resources. Click on one of the following links to learn more.