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Wyoming Questions & Answers

Q: Do I need to get a lawyer for a MIP in Wy

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Jan 29, 2017

The choice of a lawyer is a personal decision. A lawyer can navigate the court system and may be able to provide you with a reduced sentence. A lawyer may also know about various programs that can replace actual jail time and/or be listed on your record. That said, you can proceed without a lawyer. The DA is not likely to offer a radically different plea deal (if a plea deal is offered).

Every case and person is different so there is no best choice for all people. If you are on the...
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Q: The Company my wife works for gave out her personal info and bank info to a scam person, what can she do about it?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Employment Law and Personal Injury for Wyoming on
Answered on Jan 26, 2017

Take all reasonable steps to protect your identity and accounts. If they were defrauded it may or may not be carelessness on their account. You'll have to speak with a member of the Wyo. trial lawyers Assn who handles employment law, juggle the possibility you can get something vs staying on the job.

For starters be aware that if a bank or credit card pays on a forged signature if you notify them as soon as you get the statement it may be covered. bigger problem is someone opening up...
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Q: Is it normal for a pain management clinic to give you a cup to do a UA but not a lid when any one can contaminat it?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 10, 2016

Review it with your lawyer. It wouldn't be normal for sanitation reasons, but not illegal. Not a great argument,weaker still if you had failed an earlier screen.
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Q: Can you get charge for an m.I.p. and/or use of marijuana if you fight a D.U.I. in Wyoming?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Wyoming on
Answered on Sep 24, 2016

He can be charged with anything the prosecutor wants to charge. Prosecutors have virtually unlimited discretion. Based on what you have said, he definitely should get an attorney to represent him.
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Q: What to plea

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Sep 22, 2016

If he doesn't know how to plead, he should probably plead not guilty. It is generally not wise to plead guilty at the arraignment. If he is not happy with his public defender, he should seek private counsel.

Q: Can I press charges when someone who agreed to hold my belongings in their spare space sells it without my consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Sep 22, 2016

Contact the appropriate police agency and file a report. It is up to the prosecutor to file charges, but those facts would indicate criminal conduct.
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Q: How can a adult assault a minor child and not get a felony ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Sep 18, 2016

It is up to the prosecutor which charges to file. A prosecutor will look at the facts, the elements of a particular offense, and determine whether he has enough evidence to prove the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. If not, then he will not file charges.
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Q: - How am I taxed in the US?- What type of entity should I choose to file my EIN application?

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Business Formation and Immigration Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Jul 10, 2016

There are questions and answers similar to the mentioned situation on our website at http://aba-us.com/other-services/?lang=en. You can take a look for general information. Also you consult with an experienced immigration attorney for your best interest. Good luck.
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Q: I have a annuity and the Insurance co is 4 months behind in payments to me and I keep getting excuses, What can i do?

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Wyoming on
Answered on Jun 29, 2016

Fiole a complaint with the insurance commissioner.
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Q: Can a person who is waiting 2 months on worker man's compensation receive money from family to help out?

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Wyoming on
Answered on May 4, 2016

Oh course. There is no effect on WC benefits, perhaps on ss though.
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Q: Can a company withhold severance if you don't agree to not say anything negative about them?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Apr 2, 2016

In many states, a severance package is not required. As such, a company may have no obligation to pay out a severance package even if it is the right thing to do. Consult with a Wyoming employment attorney to find out your rights. Good luck.
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Q: Is it possible to find out if a certain Case has ever been Cited on any Appeals, if so, how do you find out which Cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 22, 2015

It depends upon whether the case was an appeal which will be listed in the law books. Was it an appeal? If so, it was probably put into one of the reporters and is searchable. There are ways to find whether the case has ever been cited. Get to a law library.

Q: Can my parents provide me alcohol in public as a minor?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 22, 2015

Q: Can a 17 year old run away with a 18 year old to Colorado

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 21, 2015

Yes, that can happen. If it does, the child will become just another missing child and the parents will worry incessantly. In addition, the 18 year old can probably be charged with some very serious crimes, the least of which would probably be contributing.

Q: How and where can private citizen complain/report about a jurist overstepping his authority/conflict of interest?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 20, 2015

Probably to a judicial qualifications commission of some sort.

Q: Charged with possession of meth found in another's house with no supporting evidence. Witness for both sides missing?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 13, 2015

Your freedom is a serious matter, and the case against you appears to be very serious. Get counsel immediately. The attorney you hire will investigate the facts and circumstances and will represent you diligently and accordingly.

Q: Defense witness unable to locate for trial what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 13, 2015

Speak with your attorney about this. If you do not have one, get one. Perhaps the court will allow a continuance so that the witness can be located and served.

Q: The age of consent for Wyoming is posted as 16 and 17. However WY Stat § 6-4-303 seems to contradict this.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Oct 9, 2015

"Child" means a person under the age of eighteen (18) years. That is in (a) (i) from the 2011 statutes. But a simple internet search reveals, on google, this:The age of consent for sex is 16 years old for women, while it is 18 years old for men. Having sex with a minor below the age of consent is known as statutory rape. The age of consent law in Wyoming only specifically addresses heterosexual conduct.

This must mean that the court in Wyoming has interpreted it, that there are cases...

Q: is he in trouble

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Wyoming on
Answered on Sep 16, 2015

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