strangulation charges

Wyoming is a tough-on-crime state. While this applies across the board to all types of criminal offenses, police, prosecutors, and judges take strangulation and other violent crimes especially seriously. If you face strangulation charges in Wyoming, it is important you have an attorney who takes your case as seriously as you do. At Cowboy Country Criminal Defense, we fight...

simple assault definition

Disagreements and arguments happen all the time. But if they become too heated or get out of control, one or more people may be charged with a crime, including simple assault. If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, the information below will provide you with important knowledge, so you can better protect your legal interests. If...

wyoming domestic violence laws

Domestic violence occurs when a household member attempts to cause or causes bodily injury to another household member. Most of the time, domestic violence charges are a form of misdemeanor simple assault and battery. However, more serious situations, such as those involving weapons or strangulation, can be charged as felonies. In Wyoming, a household member includes: Current and former...

Wyoming Self-Defense Laws

The State of Wyoming seeks to protect the public by criminalizing offenses like assault and battery. A criminal conviction can have a drastic impact on your life and reputation. However, if you have been accused of a crime but were acting in self-defense, you may be able to avoid a conviction. At Cowboy Country Criminal Defense, our criminal defense...

Child Abuse in Wyoming Laws and Penalties

Being accused of child abuse is a serious allegation and can have significant consequences. However, not all child abuse allegations are true. Defending yourself against a child abuse allegation is difficult, and a false allegation can affect your life and reputation.  If someone falsely accuses you of child abuse in Wyoming, contact the team at Cowboy Country Criminal Defense...

Simple Assault vs. Aggravated Assault

Wyoming law classifies different types of assault by the type and severity of the injury, the victim or victims, and other circumstances specific to each case. Most assaults fall into two categories: simple assault and aggravated assault. Simple assault is a misdemeanor offense and carries less severe punishments. Aggravated assaults are felonies and carry more severe punishments.  If you...