If you decide to file for bankruptcy in Wyoming, and you are filing “pro se” (meaning that you will file by yourself and you do not have a lawyer) you should start by reading the following guide provided by the Wyoming Bankruptcy Court:
Bankruptcy Guide for Filing Without an Attorney (from the Wyoming Bankruptcy Court site).
The Wyoming Bankruptcy Court provides additional information for filing without a lawyer.
Find a Do-It-Yourself seminar or a local law night clinic.
There are attorneys who specialize in Bankruptcy Law. Click the link above to learn more about finding a legal aid or private attorney.
Basic information for debtors, creditors, court personnel, the media, and the general public on different aspects of the federal bankruptcy laws from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, including videos.
These handouts provide an overview of the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy:
Major exemptions in Wyoming.
You can watch a typical creditor's meeting here (this link is from YouTube).
Information from the U.S. Trustee regarding the means test form and links to Census Bureau and the Internal Revenue Service resources for data needed to complete the form.
Information from the U.S. Trustee regarding pre-petition credit counseling and a list of approved credit counseling agencies.
Information from the U.S. Trustee regarding personal financial management instructional courses (debtor education) and a list of approved debtor education providers.
You may be able to waive the bankruptcy filing fee if you meet eligiblity guidelines.
Title 11 of the United States Code
The link above will take you to the Wyoming Statutes online. Your local county library also has print versions of Wyoming statutes and rules. The print set includes references to additional relevant Wyoming materials which you may find useful. This is a list of bankruptcy exemptions found in the Wyoming Statutes.
A list of community resources by county and by topic.