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Criminal Charges – Wyoming Criminal Lawyers - Wyoming Burg SimpsonIn Wyoming, criminal offenses fall into one of two categories, misdemeanors and felonies.

Misdemeanors are less serious offenses typically punishable by a fine and a prison sentence of up to one year. Felonies are far more severe crimes and punishable by more than one year and even up to death.

When your liberty – and even your life – is at stake, you need a criminal defense lawyer who has both the required experience and the resources to defend you properly, even if it means going all the way to court. At Burg Simpson in Wyoming, our experienced trial lawyers have represented hundreds of Wyoming residents over the last 40 years, and we have successfully defended a wide variety of felony and misdemeanors charges.

Regardless of the charge, if you have been arrested or charged with a crime, a veteran criminal law lawyer can help. Contact Burg Simpson’s Cody, Wyoming, office by calling 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form quickly.

Burg Simpson can help with a number of other criminal charges, including:

  • Criminal homicide: In Wyoming, homicide is classified as either murder and non-negligent manslaughter or manslaughter by negligence. Murder is the willful killing of one human being by another. Justifiable homicides are limited to: the killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty; and the killing of a felon, by a private citizen, while in the act of committing a felony. Manslaughter by negligence is the killing of another person through gross negligence.
  • Forcible rape: Penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.
  • Arson: Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.
  • Human Trafficking: There two types of human trafficking, according to Wyoming law: Commercial sex acts, which include inducing a person by force, fraud, or coercion to participate in commercial sex acts, or in which the person induced to perform such act(s) has not attained 18 years of age. There is also involuntary servitude, which is the obtaining of a person(s) through recruitment, harboring, transportation, or provision, and subject persons by force, fraud, or coercion into involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery (not to include commercial sex acts).
  • Forgery and counterfeiting: Making, altering, uttering or possession, with intent to defraud, anything false which is made to appear true.

These are just a few examples of crimes you can be charged with in Wyoming. If you have been charged with any of these crimes, do not go it alone. Get professional legal assistance and contact a Burg Simpson criminal defense lawyer in Wyoming by calling 307-527-7891.

Our Lawyers in Wyoming Are Here To Help

If you or a family member is facing criminal charges, our Wyoming criminal lawyers have the experience you need to help with your case. We work diligently to protect your constitutional rights. But timing is crucial. Call Burg Simpson’s Wyoming office immediately at 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form HERE.

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