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Welcome to the Stalking Resource Center

The mission of the Stalking Resource Center is to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.


Civil Stalking Law

Also see: Wyoming Stalking Statute

Also See: Wyoming Stalking Order of Protection

Wyo. Stat. § 1-1-126. Civil Liability for Stalking. (1993).

(a)  A person who is the victim of stalking as defined by W.S. 6 -2 -506 may maintain a civil action against an individual who engages in a course of conduct that is prohibited under for damages incurred by the victim as a result of that conduct. The aggrieved party may also seek and be awarded exemplary damages, reasonable attorney's fees and costs of the action.

(b)  A civil action may be maintained under this section whether or not the individual who is alleged to have engaged in a course of conduct prohibited under W.S. 6 -2 -506 has been charged or convicted under W.S. 6-2-506 for the alleged crime.

(c)  Neither the pendency nor the termination of a civil action under this section shall prevent the criminal prosecution of a person who violates W.S. 6-2-506.