Courts in Wyoming
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The courts in Wyoming are comprised of a state court system and two federal court.
The Supreme Court is the court of last resort in the state and hears appeals from the trial courts. It is the only appellate court in Wyoming.
The state's counties are organized into nine judicial districts served by district and circuit courts.
The district courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction. Also, the district courts may hear appeals from lower courts.
The circuit courts hear misdemeanor criminal cases and smaller civil cases.
The municipal courts hear traffic and ordinance violations that occur within their jurisdiction.
There are two federal courts in Wyoming. The first is the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming. The court sits in the cities of Cheyenne and Casper. Appeals of decisions made by this federal court are heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
The other federal court in Wyoming is the United States bankruptcy court, District of Wyoming. This court has jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases in Wyoming.