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Pets in protective orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WY

By Policy, Wyoming

WYOMING allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)) . BLUE STATES specifically provide for the inclusion of pets in protective/restraining orders. GRAY STATES do…

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Audio Video Surveillance

Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: WY

By Policy, Wyoming

WYOMING is considered a One-Party Consent State, in that at least one person involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Recording an in-person or phone conversation without at least one party’s consent or with criminal or tortious intent is a felony punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. WY Stat § 7-3-702 (definition & penalty)   VIDEO SURVEILLANCE…

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