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We offer a 100% guarantee that the documents provided will be accepted by the Wyoming courts to finalize your divorce.
In the event that the documents provided are not accepted by the Wyoming court due to the fault of 3StepDivorceTM, you will be provided a 100% refund (with no handling fee).
Our support staff will always give each individual customer personal attention should they have difficulty. We have both e-mail and phone support. This being said, prior to issuing a refund, we reserve the right to meet any courts requests regarding changes to the documents.
Wyoming Residency Requirements
No divorce shall be granted unless the plaintiff has resided in this state for sixty (60) days immediately preceding the time of filing the complaint, or the marriage was solemnized in this state and the plaintiff has resided in this state from the time of the marriage until the filing of the complaint. A married person who at the time of filing a complaint for divorce resides in this state is a resident although his spouse may reside elsewhere. A divorce may be filed in the district court of the county in which either party resides. (Wyoming Statutes - Title 20 - Chapters: 20-2-104, 20-2-107 and 20-2-108)
Wyoming Divorce Grounds:
Irreconcilable differences in the marital relationship. (Wyoming Statutes - Title 20 - Chapters: 20-2-104, 20-2-105)
Wyoming Property and Debt Division
In granting a divorce, the court shall make such disposition of the property of the parties as appears just and equitable considering the following factors: 1. having regard for the respective merits of the parties and the condition in which they will be left by the divorce 2. the party through whom the property was acquired and the burdens imposed upon the property for the benefit of either party and children. (Wyoming Statutes - Title 20 - Chapters: 20-2-114)
Wyoming Spousal Support, Maintenance, or Alimony:
The court may decree to either party reasonable alimony out of the estate of the other having regard for the other's ability to pay and may order so much of the other's real estate or the rents and profits thereof as is necessary be assigned and set out to either party for life, or may decree a specific sum be paid by either party. (Wyoming Statutes - Title 20 - Chapters: 20-2-114)
Wyoming Custody and Visitation:
In determining a custody arrangement that is in the best interests of the child, the court shall consider, but is not limited to, the following factors: (1) The quality of the relationship each child has with each parent; (2) The ability of each parent to provide adequate care for each child throughout each period of responsibility, including arranging for each child's care by others as needed; (3) The relative competency and fitness of each parent; (4) Each parent's willingness to accept all responsibilities of parenting, including a willingness to accept care for each child at specified times and to relinquish care to the other parent at specified times; (5) How the parents and each child can best maintain and strengthen a relationship with each other; (6) How the parents and each child interact and communicate with each other and how such interaction and communication may be improved; (7) The ability and willingness of each parent to allow the other to provide care without intrusion, respect the other parent's rights and responsibilities, including the right to privacy; (8) Geographic distance between the parents' residences; (9) The current physical and mental ability of each parent to care for each child; (10) Any other factors the court deems necessary and relevant. (Wyoming Statutes - Title 20 - Chapters: 20-2-104, 20-2-107 and 20-2-201)
Wyoming Child Support:
When the parents can not agree on an appropriate child support obligation the court will apply the state support guidelines by using the support worksheet. If it is deemed appropriate the court may deviate from this support amount by considering the following deviation factors: In determining whether to deviate from the presumptive child support, the court shall consider the following factors: (1) The age of the child; (2) The cost of necessary child day care; (3) Any special health care and educational needs of the child; (4) The responsibility of either parent for the support of other children, whether court ordered or otherwise; (5) The value of services contributed by either parent; (6) Any expenses reasonably related to the mother's pregnancy and confinement for that child, if the parents were never married or if the parents were divorced prior to the birth of the child; (7) The cost of transportation of the child to and from visitation; (8) The ability of either or both parents to furnish health, dental and vision insurance through employment benefits; (9) The amount of time the child spends with each parent; (10) Any other necessary expenses for the benefit of the child; (11) Whether either parent is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed. In such case the child support shall be computed based upon the potential earning capacity (imputed income) of the unemployed or underemployed parent. (Wyoming Statutes - Title 20 - Chapters: 20-2-104, 20-2-107 and 20-2-303 through 20-2-308)
How Do I Know if I Should File in Wyoming?
One would typically file for divorce in the state in which he or she or his or her spouse resides. If you have recently moved to a new state and wish to file in that new state, you may have to establish residency prior to filing.
If you are in the military and are stationed on a base outside your residency state, you typically are able to file in that state or in your residency state.
If you are in the military and are stationed overseas, you would typically file in your home residency state.
Can I Use 3StepDivorceTM if I Have Children?
Yes. The system and your documents will address all the issues regarding your children such as, but not limited to; custody arrangements, visitation and time-sharing, child support, and medical coverage.
How Much Are the Wyoming Filing and/or Court Fees?
The filing and/or court fees are not included in our fee and typically range from $50.00 to $350.00 in total depending on your location of filing and whether or not you have children. The 3StepDivorce service will typically help you yield the lowest filing fee for you because both you and your spouse are in agreement.
How Long Will the Process Take in Wyoming?
The process takes an average of less than 1 hour to answer the required questions and generate the documents. Once you file your documents with the court according the filing procedures, the length of time will vary depending on the number of cases in front of yours. Each court has only one or just a few Judges, Masters, or Referees to review all the pending cases.
Should I File or Should My Spouse File?
As a rule of thumb, for uncontested divorces, the spouse who really wants the divorce to be finalized typically does the filing.
Where and How Do I File My Documents?
The documents are filed at your local county courthouse in the family law or domestic relations division or department. Inside your account you will receive step-by-step filing procedures.
Can I Mail or Fax My Documents to the Clerk?
Many courts do permit you to mail and/or fax the documents. This will vary from county to county and state to state, so it will be best to check with the clerk at the courthouse when you are ready to file.
Do I Have to Go to Court in Wyoming?
Depending on your state and your situation, you may or may not have to attend a short hearing. Most of the time when a hearing is required, it only lasts 10-15 minutes and only the filing spouse must attend. The hearing is where you will be granted your divorce and the judge will sign the final judgment or decree.
Do I Have to Also Hire a Lawyer?
3StepDivorce is designed for you to do your own uncontested divorce without hiring a lawyer. You will be acting as your own lawyer and filing for your own divorce. Should you need or desire legal advice or should your divorce become contested, we do suggest you hire the services of a lawyer.
Will My Name Also Be Changed?
The wife has the option to change her name back to her former or maiden name through the 3StepDivorce solution.
When is the Divorce Actually Finalized in Wyoming?
The divorce is typically finalized when the Judge signs the final judgment or decree. We give a window of 30-90 days from the filing date, but this will vary due to case load at the courthouse and any mandatory waiting periods.
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A total of 90 people have started their divorce through 3StepDivorceTM in the last 24 hours and 918 in the last 10 days. The streamlined and user-friendly process, instant document delivery, and unlimited free support makes us the go-to solution to do your own divorce. Our simple and inexpensive process provides you with all your completed divorce papers in as little as 20 minutes. Instantly access your completed divorce forms after a short online interview. It is that easy, no lengthy completion or delivery times.
This easy to use online divorce is a "do it yourself (without a lawyer)" solution for any uncontested divorce (with or without children) that will be filed in the state of Wyoming. An uncontested divorce is one in which you and your spouse are in agreement and eliminates the stress and expense of settling your divorce in court.
With 3StepDivorce TM you can complete and print your divorce forms (including a marital settlement agreement) instantly. Our step-by-step procedures make filing for divorce in Wyoming timely, professional and hassle-free. The online software is designed to give you full control of your divorce and also avoids the use of third party data entry, thus helping protect your personal information and privacy. If you're not ready to file for divorce in Wyoming, learn more about getting your Separation Agreement or learn more about the basics of divorce in Wyoming and how to do your own divorce in Wyoming . Also, If you have any questions try visiting our Wyoming Divorce Online Help Center .
We provide unlimited support for all of our customers through our Wyoming Divorce Online Help Center. We take great pride in being able to respond to our customers in a "human" to "human" approach (as you can see, we do not hide our toll free number (888) 665-6782). We understand the need a customer may have to talk to a person rather than the typical automated voice or e-mail support system. Please keep in mind that we are not lawyers and we do not give out legal advice. If you need legal advice regarding your uncontested divorce in Wyoming, we recommend that you contact a lawyer in your area.
In almost all cases, you file for a divorce in the state where you reside. This means that if you are a resident of Wyoming, you file in Wyoming and are governed by Wyoming's divorce laws even if you were married, for example, in California.
You must meet Wyoming's residency requirement for a Wyoming court to have jurisdiction over your divorce.
3StepDivorce™ works as long as both you and your spouse agree about everything, and both of you are willing to sign the divorce paperwork.
You do not have to sign the papers together, at the same time and place, but the Wyoming 3StepDivorce™ requires both spouses to sign.
It sure does. The Wyoming 3StepDivorce™ allows you to address all issues regarding children, including but not limited to, physical and legal custody, visitation and support, care, health insurance and tax deductions.
Thousands of people divorce in Wyoming every year without hiring a lawyer.
When spouses cannot agree about the terms and conditions of their divorce, they sometimes end up in court where a judge makes decisions for them. This is called a contested divorce, and hiring a lawyer is a good idea in this case.
When a Wyoming divorce case is uncontested and both parties are willing to sign, (when you and you spouse agree about everything) filing your own divorce is a common choice in order to cut down legal expenses. Read about the advantages of filing your own uncontested divorce in Wyoming.
The residency requirements for a divorce in Wyoming are as follows:
The Plaintiff must reside in the state for 60 days immediately preceding the filing, or the marriage took place in Wyoming and he or she has lived in the state from the time of the marriage until the filing. A married person who lives in the state is a resident although his or her spouse may live elsewhere. A divorce may be filed in the district court in the county in which either party resides.
Yes. The divorce paperwork requires a signed authentication that you have been a resident of Wyoming for at least the past 60 days.
This is a state law.
Signing false statements is perjury.
If the court requires proof for some reason, typically a Wyoming driver's license or state identification is sufficient. An affidavit of a corroborating witness testifying about your residency also works.
Your spouse does not need to live in Wyoming to use 3StepDivorce™. After you have printed all the divorce paperwork, you simply mail the documents to your spouse and he or she signs them. After your spouse returns them, you file in your local county court.
Very often divorcing spouses live in different states.
The grounds for divorce in Wyoming are as follows:
No Fault: Irreconcilable differences in the marital relationship.
Fault: Incurable insanity and the insane person has been confined in mental hospital for at least two years before the filing.
Once the divorce paperwork has been filed in court, it usually takes 30 to 90 days for a divorce to be final. The start to finish time of the divorce may vary depending on the caseload of the court and the availability of judges to sign the final Decree of Divorce.
3StepDivorce™ saves time because all lengthy delivery times are eliminated when you print your documents from your computer. You control revisions and reprintings as necessary.
In Wyoming, a divorce hearing is not typically required unless you and your spouse have children. If there are children involved, a short hearing, generally about 15 minutes, gives the court an opportunity to make certain that you understand the parameters of custody, visitation and support that are ordered as part of your divorce.
If there are no children, the process in very streamlined. Since you and your spouse are in agreement, there is nothing for the court to decide. Learn more about divorce hearings in Wyoming
There is no mandatory waiting period in Wyoming.
Yes. 3StepDivorce™ includes a protocol for the wife to take back her former or birth name as part of the filing. It is easier to effect a name change during the divorce rather than after the divorce is finalized. Read more about a name change during a divorce in Wyoming.
Separate and marital property and debt is identified and addressed in your 3StepDivorce™ account. A series of questions itemizes property and debt, dividing and allocating both according to what you and your spouse have agreed to. The answers become part of the divorce documents, so it is clear to you, your spouse and the court how assets and liabilities have been divided.
Yes. You answer a few questions dealing with individual retirement accounts. You have the option of waiving rights to each other's account(s), or dividing any marital portion of an account by a specific percentage or a dollar amount.
Once again, a few questions inside your account deal with the disposition of the marital home. All possible scenarios are covered -- sale, planned sale, transfer from one spouse to the other, and co-ownership.
A few questions in your account deal with temporary or permanent spousal support. Rights to spousal support may be waived, or a couple can agree to a specific amount for a set period of time. These questions define and limit the parameters of the desired spousal support, which often terminates upon remarriage or cohabitation.
Wyoming requires that a support order be put in place for all minor children.
3StepDivorce™ provides the Wyoming Child Support Guideline Worksheet, so you can easily calculate the state's recommendation for monthly support, but you have the option of taking these recommendations under advisement. The courts realize that you and your spouse know your situation better than they do, so they may approve any reasonable support amount, even if it is different from the one on the state worksheet.
We provide Wyoming Child Support Worksheets inside your account. These worksheets make it very easy to calculate a monthly support amount. The support calculation is based on a number of variables, but the primary one is income.
Once you have calculated the amount, you and your spouse decide if you want to deviate from it and the reasons for doing so.
Yes. Once you and your spouse agree to a monthly child support amount, a judge reviews your decision. He or she will accept it if it seems reasonable. However, if it seems too high or too low, the judge will want an explanation why the two of you came to amount so much at variance from the state guidelines. Your explanation and reasons for it determine whether or not the judge accepts your proposed child support amount.
Wyoming permits deviation from its child support guidelines when parents cannot agree on appropriate child support. The courts, having applied Wyoming's Incomes Shares Model to the child support calculation, may deviate by considering the following factors: 1) the age of the child, 2) the cost of necessary child care, 3) any special health care and educational needs of the child, 4) the responsibility of either parent for the support of other children, whether by court order or not, 5) the value of services contributed by either parent, 6) any expenses reasonably related to the mother's pregnancy and confinement if he parents were never married or if the parents were divorced prior to the birth of the child, 7) the transportation costs of the child to and from visitation, 8) the ability of either or both parents to furnish health, dental and vision insurance through employment benefits, 9) the amount of time the child spends with each parent, 10) any necessary expenses for the benefit of the child, and 11) whether either parent is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed.
Yes. Child support can be modified based on a change in circumstances. In Wyoming, a change in circumstances means "a significant change in circumstances," generally, changes "not considered when the original judgment was entered" that are "permanent and substantial" and/or "affect one's current standard of living."
Yes. Child custody arrangements can be modified when, for example, they break down because of the conduct of one of the former spouses.
Yes. The terms and conditions of both sole and joint/shared custody are defined by you and your spouse.
Yes. You can either use a standard schedule that we provide in your account, or you can use our option to customize your own.
Yes. Some of the divorce papers need to be notarized. The step-by-step filing instructions explain who signs what and whether a particular document needs to be notarized. The documents requiring notarization contain notary clauses below individual signature lines.
No. If desired, each of you may sign and/or notarize a document at a different time and/or place.
As mentioned, very frequently spouses sign and notarize the documents at different times and places because they live apart in different states. This happens often, for example, when one of them has moved or is in the military.
In Wyoming, the divorce papers are filed in the District Court in and for ______________ County, which is the local county courthouse, where the Domestic Relations or Family Law department accepts the divorce filing. The divorce documents are submitted to the Clerk of the Courts. You pay a filing fee, and the clerk assigns the case a case number.
In Wyoming, the fees vary by county. Roughly the fee is about $60. If you want to know the exact amount, you can call the courthouse and ask.
Filing fees underwrite the cost of the court system, but in the case of indigent petitioners these fees may be waived.
Normally, an indigent petitioner completes a very short form at the time of filing. This form asks the court to waive the fees because of financial hardship.
Yes. If you have signed up but not filed any divorce papers, then nothing must be done. If you have initiated the action by filing the Complaint for Divorce, your case can be dismissed by petitioning the court to do so. Normally, this can only be done by the filing spouse and must be done in writing.
Often the clerk of the court can help a person remove a case from the court docket.
The Wyoming 3StepDivorce™ includes the following documents:
- Wyoming Filing Instructions
- Verified Complaint for Divorce
- Acknowledgement an Acceptance of Service
- Marital Settlement Agreement
- Schedule fort Visitation/Parenting Time of Minor Children
. Financial Affidavit (Plaintiff)
- Financial Affidavit (Defendant)
- Child Support Computation Worksheet
- Child Support Information Statement
- Affidavit Concerning the Children
- Request for Setting (Hearing)
- Notice offsetting (Hearing)
- Decree of Divorce
- Certificate of Mailing
- Vital Statistics Registration Form
- Income Withholding Form
- Notice to Payor
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