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6-4-404. Violation of order of protection; penalty

(a)  Any person who willfully violates a protection order or valid foreign protection order as defined in W.S. 35-21-109(a), is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both.

(b)  For purposes of subsection (a) of this section, "protection order" means an order of protection issued pursuant to W.S. 35-21-104 or 35-21-105 or any injunction or other order issued for the purpose of preventing violent or threatening acts or harassment against, or contact or communication with or physical proximity to, another person, including temporary and final orders issued by civil and criminal courts, other than support or child custody orders, whether obtained by filing an independent action or as a pendente lite order in another proceeding so long as any civil order was issued in response to a complaint, petition or motion filed by or on behalf of a person seeking protection.