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Wyoming Divorce Attorney

Southeastern Wyoming Divorce Lawyer

Divorce is difficult and traumatic. Without skilled legal representation in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the effects of a divorce can be devastating. The Law Office of Shelly Kay Flot guides clients through the entire process from filing for divorce to modifying custody and support agreements.

Our clients have questions about how to file for a divorce in Wyoming. Though the process is complex, the assistance of an attorney can greatly increase your chances of getting the kind of outcome you deserve.

Wyoming is a no-fault divorce state and divorcing spouses do not need to assign fault in order to divorce. There are minimum requirements for a divorce in Wyoming, including:

  • Reside in Wyoming for a minimum of 60 days prior to filing
  • Have proof of residency

Wherever possible, our firm tries to help divorcing spouses come to a divorce settlement agreement. This can decrease the amount of time and money spent on the divorce by allowing the divorcing parties to hammer out agreements about property, debts, children and alimony.

Property Division And Alimony

Because finances lie at the heart of many divorces, clients considering filing for bankruptcy should ensure that they complete the bankruptcy proceedings before filing for divorce. Our office counsels clients to maximize their financial savings by closing out the bankruptcy process before proceeding with the divorce.

Wyoming judges do not favor alimony payments. In general, if spouses have been married for three years or less and he or she did not contribute financially to the marriage, alimony is rarely awarded. Spousal support payments are ordered to get a spouse back on his or her feet.

As a fair and equitable distribution state, Wyoming judges divide marital property and assets by considering multiple factors, including the length of the marriage, how much each spouse makes and the contributions of each spouse. Our firm will help you gather the necessary information to build the best possible case about your contributions to the marriage.

Military Divorce In Cheyenne, Wyoming

Located just outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base is home to thousands of service members. A military divorce is one of the most difficult aspects of family law. Divorces where one spouse is in the military are complicated by special military rules.

For instance, the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act extend court deadlines, pose procedural barriers, and govern retirement and pension allocations. Our firm helps guide divorcing military spouses by paying attention to the special benefits for military members and their divorcing spouse.

For Answers To Your Divorce Questions — Contact Shelly Kay Flot

When you need to figure out how to divorce, call an attorney. Contact us by calling the office at 307-316-4188 or through email to begin your divorce.

The Law Office of Shelly Kay Flot is a debt relief agency. I help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Office Location

Law Office of Shelly Kay Flot, PC
17th Street & Central Avenue
The Executive Suites
Cheyenne, WY, 82001
Phone: 307-316-4188
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