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New Interactive Self-Help Center

Posted by kkarr on July 1, 2014

In collaboration with the Wyoming Center for Legal Aid, the Wyoming Supreme Court is creating a series of free online interviews that help self-represented litigants accurately complete the court forms needed to file family law cases.  The first in the series, Divorce With No Minor Children, is now available.  

The interviews can be accessed through the Wyoming Supreme Court’s new Wyoming Interactive Self-Help Center at https://wise.courts.state.wy.us/. Users proceed through a series of questions, and the answers to the questions are used to prepare forms and instructions. Users will be able to save their case information, and return later to complete their case.

A Divorce With Children interview is planned to be released later this fall, and will be followed by interviews for cases seeking establishment, enforcement or modification of a child custody order, or an Answer to any of these complaints. 

Each year, hundreds of litigants unable to afford an attorney seek to represent themselves in Wyoming courts.  Online interviews allow self- represented litigants to quickly and accurately prepare essential legal forms via an easily accessible online interface. The Wyoming Supreme Court is among an increasing number of courts around the country developing online document assembly interviews to increase and improve access to the courts.

Click here for a copy of the news release from the Wyoming Supreme Court (pdf).