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Wyoming Small Claims Court Information

Statues: Wyoming Statutes Annotated Title 1, Ch. 21, Sections 201-205; Rules and Forms Governing Small Claims Cases, Rules 1-7.

Dollar Limit: $5,000.

Where To Sue: Where defendant resides.

Service: Certified mail with return receipt requested; personal service by sheriff or deputy.

Hearing Date: 3-12 days from service.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: Allowed.

Appeals: By either side for review of law, not facts; to District Court within 10 days.

Special Provisions: Jury trial available. No formal pleadings required. Arbitration is available in some circumstances.

Note: This section outlines the special rules that apply to the small claims courts of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Filing fees are not listed because they vary greatly and change frequently. Because court rules may change at any time, always check with the clerk of the small claims court to verify the accuracy of the information given for your state.