Wyoming Victim Bill of Rights

A Victim's Rights

According to Wyoming Statute 1-40-201 through 1-40-213, victims have the following rights:
  • The right to be treated with compassion, respect, and sensitivity within the criminal justice system
  • The right to know the whereabouts of the defendant and the current status of the case
  • The right to receive restitution from the offenders
  • The right to know all rights under this law including information about services and victim assistance at the local level
  • The right to know about victim compensation
  • The right to reasonable protection and safety and the right to know of legal recourse if threatened
  • The right to prompt return of property
  • The right to preservation of employment while participating in the criminal justice system
  • The right to be informed about the opportunity to make a victim impact statement at sentencing and parole hearings
  • The right to be present at trial

For More Information

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Victim Services Coordinator Dalene Asmus at (307) 235-9282.