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The following list is a general description of available exemptions to a resident of the State of Wyoming from creditor's claims.  These same exemptions can be employed to remove property from a bankruptcy estate.  The exact statutory language that creates these rights may be critical.  To see the statutes, go to our resource page and follow through to the citation.


Wyo. Const. 19 9, Wyo. Stat. 1-20-101, 102, 103, 104  Homestead: $10,000 per occupant
Wyo. Const. 19 9, Wyo. Stat. 1-20-101, 102, 103, 104, Mobile Home $6,000
Wyo.Stat. 1-15-511, 1-17-411 Wages: 75% or 30 X Federal Minimum Wage
Wyo.Stat. 1-20-1-5 Wearing apparel, not incl. jewelry except wedding ring $1,000-2,000
Wyo.Stat. 1-20-106(a)(i) Family Bible, pictures and school books

Wyo.Stat. 1-20-106(a)(ii) Lot in cemetery or burial ground


Wyo.Stat. 1-20-106(a)(i) Family Bible, pictures and school books


Wyo.Stat. 1-20-106(a)(iii) Furniture, bedding, provisions, other household articles $2,000-$4,000


Wyo.Stat. 1-20-106(a)(iv) Motor vehicle $2,400-$4,800


Wyo.Stat. 1-20-106(b) Tools of trade or professional library $2,000-$4,000


Wyo.Stat. 1-20-110(a)(i) Interest in retirement plan, pension or annuity


Wyo.Stat. 1-20-110(a)(ii) Qualified retirement or annuity fund of self-employed person


Wyo.Stat. 1-40-113 Crime Victim's compensation


Wyo.Stat. 7-16-308, 7-13-724 Earnings of inmate-Penitentiary Work Release Act


Wyo.Stat. 9-3-426, 9-3-526 Retirement benefits of state employees and teachers


Wyo.Stat. 9-3-620, 31-3-120 Retirement benefits of state highway patrol, warden, criminal investigator


Wyo.Stat. 12-4-604 Liquor license


Wyo.Stat. 15-5-209, 15-5-422 Retirement benefits of firemen's pensions and death benefits


Wyo.Stat. 17-13-502 Specific partnership property


Wyo.Stat. 19-2-501 Monies from military duties under orders of gov't-Wyoming Nat. Guard


Wyo.Stat. 26-15-129, 26-15-133 Life insurance proceeds


Wyo.Stat. 26-15-130 Disability insurance proceeds


Wyo.Stat. 26-15-131 Group insurance proceeds


Wyo.Stat. 26-15-132 Annuity contract proceeds: $350/month


Wyo.Stat. 26-29-218, 26-29-116 Benefits from fraternal benefit societies


Wyo.Stat. 26-32-102 Prepaid or prearranged funeral contracts


Wyo.Stat. 27-3-319 Unemployment compensation


Wyo.Stat. 27-14-702 Worker's compensation benefits


Wyo.Stat. 32-1-106 Seal of notary public


Wyo.Stat. 35-8-104 Cemetery property


Wyo.Stat. 42-2-113 Public assistance


11 USC 522(b)(2)(B) Tenancies by the Entirety certain circumstances


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