Domestic violence cases have extremely high emotions and can be some of the hardest cases to go through.
As a defendant, you probably feel like everyone is out to get you and you may even feel betrayed by your family or friends.
A person convicted of assault or battery in Wyoming must pay restitution to the victim, which involves reimbursing the victim for any expenses resulting from the crime, such as the cost of medical treatment or counseling or repair or replacement of damaged property.
The sentencing court can waive this requirement only if the court finds that the offender is and will be unable to pay because of lack of resources.
§6-2-509.) Simple assault and battery are usually misdemeanors in Wyoming because the crimes involve only minor bodily injury like a cut, scrape, or bruise (or an attempt to cause minor injury), and because the crimes do not involve use of a deadly weapon.