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How Social Media Posts Impact Your Wyoming Child Custody Case

By stladmin on February 8, 2022

Social media has become an important part of life for many people. It provides a great way to communicate, stay in touch with family and friends, and keep them up-to-date on various situations in your life. During a child custody case, however, social media is not your friend. The best thing to do is to stay away from it entirely and ask friends and family to leave you completely alone on social media until your child custody matter is finalized.

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Posted in: Family Law

How to Take Precautions Against a Wyoming Roadside Accident

By stladmin on February 1, 2022

Drivers pull off on the side of the road because of mechanical breakdowns, medical emergencies, and other reasons. Many people do not realize what a dangerous place the side of the road can be. A significant percentage of highway fatalities involve people on the shoulder of the road who are hit by vehicles. This type of crash can be particularly deadly when a stranded motorist who gets out his car is struck by a vehicle traveling at highway speeds.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Driving in Wyoming During Winter: What You Should Know

By stladmin on January 31, 2022

Weather in Wyoming can be severe during the winter months. Snow falls frequently across the state from October through May and begins as early as late September in the lower elevations. Snowfall at lower elevations exceeds five inches on average approximately five times per year. We may see accumulations of 10 to 15 inches or more from a single snowstorm. The combination of low temperatures, high winds, and moderate to heavy snowfall can cause blizzard or near blizzard conditions that can last for up to three days.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Cheyenne Police Launch “Lock It or Lose It” Campaign

By stladmin on January 24, 2022

Property crime is a major issue in Cheyenne and other cities in Wyoming. In 2021, as of December 8, police officers had responded to 394 stolen vehicle reports, representing a 104% increase over the previous year, as stated in a Cheyenne Police Department news release. The department recently launched a “Lock It or Lose It” campaign to encourage citizens to lock up their valuables, vehicles, and homes.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

Filing an Out-of-State Accident Claim

By stladmin on December 13, 2021

Wyoming streets, roads, and highways are traveled by local drivers, as well tourists from out-of-state who come to hunt, enjoy our lovely scenery, or visit one of our many state attractions. Many are just passing through while heading to another destination.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Laws Every Wyoming Hunter Should Know

By stladmin on December 6, 2021

Wyoming is truly a hunter’s paradise. Before heading out for the day, ensure you understand the Wyoming hunting laws thoroughly – or you may find yourself in legal trouble. It is up to you to understand what is expected of you under Wyoming state laws and to ensure you follow all regulations to the letter. A simple mistake can lead to serious legal repercussions.

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What to Do After a Multi-Car Pileup in Wyoming

By stladmin on November 8, 2021

Wyoming weather is changeable, with heavy rains, snow, and icy roadways a common issue. Weather conditions, or negligent driving conduct, can trigger an accident involving many vehicles, with serious injuries. A multi-care pileup leads to vehicles that rear-end others, with a domino effect. A rear-end collision, sideswipe, or other impact can leave a driver and their passengers with serious or even fatal injuries.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

When Does a Drug Dog Violate Your Rights?

By stladmin on November 1, 2021

Drug dogs are often used in drug busts in Wyoming. These drug-sniffing dogs may be used to search a home, vehicle, or other area. The U.S. Constitution protects a person’s rights, including the right to be free from illegal search and seizure. When a law enforcement officer believes there is sufficient evidence that you may have committed a crime, drug-sniffing dogs may be employed. However, this action may have violated your rights.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

How TikTok Might Get Your Teen Arrested in Wyoming

By stladmin on October 11, 2021

TikTok is the fastest growing social media app. This short-form, video-sharing app allows users to create 15-second videos on any topic and share them. TikTok uses celebrity partnerships to generate viral content. For example, celebrity Jimmy Fallon helped drive the popularity of the app and started a challenges section on his show, using TikTok as the platform for challenges. Recently, TikTok challenges have been on police radar.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

When You Might Be Able to Sue Police After a Suspected DUI

By stladmin on October 4, 2021

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable search and seizure by the government. In a recent Wyoming case, a Cheyenne man sued three police officers in federal court for violating his civil rights, as reported by the Gillette News Record. This civil suit was filed by Michael A. Sena after a municipal court judge ruled in his DUI case that one of these officers had lied under oath to a judge, stating that Sena had refused to take a blood test in order to obtain a search warrant. The DUI case was dismissed.

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Posted in: Criminal Defense

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