Wyoming Divorce Law
Divorce Laws in Wyoming
According to Wyoming divorce laws you can request either a fault or no fault
divorce. The entry of no fault divorce requires only the statement of irreconcilable
differences. Fault based grounds can include confinement for insanity for a
period of two years. Additionally, the spouse filing for divorce must have resided
in Wyoming for 60 days prior to filing for a divorce in WY.
Alimony & Equitable Distribution in Wyoming
Wyoming is known as an equitable distribution state. Equitable distribution,
according to divorce laws in Wyoming, means that the court may distribute any
assets of either the husband or wife in a just and reasonable manner. Any factor
necessary to do equity and justice between the parties shall be considered.
Alimony can be granted to either the husband or wife under Wyoming divorce
laws. Such relevant economic factors as the length of the marriage and the partiesí
prior living standard, as well as the spousesí ability to pay are considered
in determining the amount that should be paid to the requesting spouse.