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ACTUALIZADA 23 de diciembre, 2016

Enforcing Your Out-Of-State Order in Wyoming

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If you are planning to move to Wyoming or are going to be in Wyoming for any reason, your protection or restraining order can be enforced.

General rules for out-of-state orders in Wyoming

arribaCan I get my order of protection enforced in Wyoming? What are the requirements?

Yes. Your order of protection can be enforced in Wyoming as long as:

  • It was issued to prevent violent or threatening acts, harassing behavior, sexual violence, or it was issued to prevent another person from coming near you or contacting you.*
  • The court that issued the order had jurisdiction over the people and case. (In other words, the court had the authority to hear the case.)
  • The abuser received notice of the order and had an opportunity to go to court to tell his/her side of the story.
    • In the case of ex parte temporary and emergency orders, the abuser must receive notice and have an opportunity to go to court to tell his/her side of the story at a hearing that is scheduled before the temporary order expires.**
Note: For information on enforcing a military protective order (MPO) off the military installation, or enforcing a civil protection order (CPO) on a military installation, please see our Military Protective Orders page.

* 18 U.S.C. § 2266(5)
** 18 U.S.C. § 2265(a) & (b)

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arribaCan I have my out-of-state order of protection changed, extended, or canceled in WY?


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arribaI was granted temporary custody with my order of protection. Will I still have temporary custody of my children in WY?


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