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CHAPTER 5 - VENUE

 

1-5-101. Actions to be brought where real property situated;exceptions.

 

 

(a) Actions for the following causes shall be brought in thecounty in which the subject of the action is situate, except as provided inW.S. 1-5-102 and 1-5-103:

 

(i) For the recovery of real property, or of an estate orinterest therein;

 

(ii) For the partition of real property;

 

(iii) For the sale of real property under a mortgage, lien orother encumbrance or charge.

 

1-5-102. Property situate in more than a single county.

 

Whenthe property is situate in more than one (1) county, the action may be broughtin either, but in actions to recover real property, this can only be done whenthe property is an entire tract.

 

1-5-103. Specific performance of sale contract for realty.

 

Anaction to compel the specific performance of a contract of sale of real estatemay be brought in the county where any of the defendants reside.

 

1-5-104. Actions to be brought where cause of action arose.

 

(a) Actions for the following causes shall be brought in thecounty where the cause or some part thereof arose:

 

(i) For the recovery of a fine, forfeiture or penalty imposedby a statute. When it is imposed for an offense committed on a river or otherwater course or a road which is the boundary of the state or of two (2) or morecounties, the action may be brought in any county bordering on the river, watercourse or road, and opposite to the place where the offense was committed;

 

(ii) Against a public officer for an act done by virtue or undercolor of his office, or for a neglect of his official duty;

 

(iii) On the official bond or undertaking of a public officer.

 

1-5-105. Actions against domestic corporations.

 

Anaction, other than those mentioned in W.S. 1-5-101 through 1-5-103, against acorporation created under the laws of this state may be brought in the countyin which the corporation is situate or has its principal office or place ofbusiness. If the corporation is an insurance company the action may be broughtin the county wherein the cause of action or some part thereof arose.

 

1-5-106. Actions against public carriers and railroad companies.

 

Anaction for an injury to person or property upon a liability as a publiccarrier, or an action against a railroad company, may be brought in any countythrough or into which the carrier or railroad line passes.

 

1-5-107. Actions against nonresidents and foreign corporations.

 

Anaction, other than one (1) of those mentioned in W.S. 1-5-101 through 1-5-104,against a nonresident of this state or a foreign corporation, whether or notcodefendants reside in Wyoming, may be brought in any county where the cause ofaction arose or where the plaintiff resides.

 

1-5-108. Actions not otherwise provided for; exception.

 

Everyaction not otherwise provided for in this chapter shall be brought in thecounty in which a defendant resides or may be summoned, except actions againstan executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, which may be brought in thecounty where he was appointed or resides. If the action involves two (2) ormore defendants, the action may be brought against all defendants in any countyin which one (1) of the defendants resides or may be summoned.

 

1-5-109. Actions for personal injuries or wrongful death.

 

Anaction for personal injuries or wrongful death may be brought in the county inwhich the cause of action arose or in the county in which the defendant residesor may be summoned.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title1 > Chapter5

CHAPTER 5 - VENUE

 

1-5-101. Actions to be brought where real property situated;exceptions.

 

 

(a) Actions for the following causes shall be brought in thecounty in which the subject of the action is situate, except as provided inW.S. 1-5-102 and 1-5-103:

 

(i) For the recovery of real property, or of an estate orinterest therein;

 

(ii) For the partition of real property;

 

(iii) For the sale of real property under a mortgage, lien orother encumbrance or charge.

 

1-5-102. Property situate in more than a single county.

 

Whenthe property is situate in more than one (1) county, the action may be broughtin either, but in actions to recover real property, this can only be done whenthe property is an entire tract.

 

1-5-103. Specific performance of sale contract for realty.

 

Anaction to compel the specific performance of a contract of sale of real estatemay be brought in the county where any of the defendants reside.

 

1-5-104. Actions to be brought where cause of action arose.

 

(a) Actions for the following causes shall be brought in thecounty where the cause or some part thereof arose:

 

(i) For the recovery of a fine, forfeiture or penalty imposedby a statute. When it is imposed for an offense committed on a river or otherwater course or a road which is the boundary of the state or of two (2) or morecounties, the action may be brought in any county bordering on the river, watercourse or road, and opposite to the place where the offense was committed;

 

(ii) Against a public officer for an act done by virtue or undercolor of his office, or for a neglect of his official duty;

 

(iii) On the official bond or undertaking of a public officer.

 

1-5-105. Actions against domestic corporations.

 

Anaction, other than those mentioned in W.S. 1-5-101 through 1-5-103, against acorporation created under the laws of this state may be brought in the countyin which the corporation is situate or has its principal office or place ofbusiness. If the corporation is an insurance company the action may be broughtin the county wherein the cause of action or some part thereof arose.

 

1-5-106. Actions against public carriers and railroad companies.

 

Anaction for an injury to person or property upon a liability as a publiccarrier, or an action against a railroad company, may be brought in any countythrough or into which the carrier or railroad line passes.

 

1-5-107. Actions against nonresidents and foreign corporations.

 

Anaction, other than one (1) of those mentioned in W.S. 1-5-101 through 1-5-104,against a nonresident of this state or a foreign corporation, whether or notcodefendants reside in Wyoming, may be brought in any county where the cause ofaction arose or where the plaintiff resides.

 

1-5-108. Actions not otherwise provided for; exception.

 

Everyaction not otherwise provided for in this chapter shall be brought in thecounty in which a defendant resides or may be summoned, except actions againstan executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, which may be brought in thecounty where he was appointed or resides. If the action involves two (2) ormore defendants, the action may be brought against all defendants in any countyin which one (1) of the defendants resides or may be summoned.

 

1-5-109. Actions for personal injuries or wrongful death.

 

Anaction for personal injuries or wrongful death may be brought in the county inwhich the cause of action arose or in the county in which the defendant residesor may be summoned.

 


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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title1 > Chapter5

CHAPTER 5 - VENUE

 

1-5-101. Actions to be brought where real property situated;exceptions.

 

 

(a) Actions for the following causes shall be brought in thecounty in which the subject of the action is situate, except as provided inW.S. 1-5-102 and 1-5-103:

 

(i) For the recovery of real property, or of an estate orinterest therein;

 

(ii) For the partition of real property;

 

(iii) For the sale of real property under a mortgage, lien orother encumbrance or charge.

 

1-5-102. Property situate in more than a single county.

 

Whenthe property is situate in more than one (1) county, the action may be broughtin either, but in actions to recover real property, this can only be done whenthe property is an entire tract.

 

1-5-103. Specific performance of sale contract for realty.

 

Anaction to compel the specific performance of a contract of sale of real estatemay be brought in the county where any of the defendants reside.

 

1-5-104. Actions to be brought where cause of action arose.

 

(a) Actions for the following causes shall be brought in thecounty where the cause or some part thereof arose:

 

(i) For the recovery of a fine, forfeiture or penalty imposedby a statute. When it is imposed for an offense committed on a river or otherwater course or a road which is the boundary of the state or of two (2) or morecounties, the action may be brought in any county bordering on the river, watercourse or road, and opposite to the place where the offense was committed;

 

(ii) Against a public officer for an act done by virtue or undercolor of his office, or for a neglect of his official duty;

 

(iii) On the official bond or undertaking of a public officer.

 

1-5-105. Actions against domestic corporations.

 

Anaction, other than those mentioned in W.S. 1-5-101 through 1-5-103, against acorporation created under the laws of this state may be brought in the countyin which the corporation is situate or has its principal office or place ofbusiness. If the corporation is an insurance company the action may be broughtin the county wherein the cause of action or some part thereof arose.

 

1-5-106. Actions against public carriers and railroad companies.

 

Anaction for an injury to person or property upon a liability as a publiccarrier, or an action against a railroad company, may be brought in any countythrough or into which the carrier or railroad line passes.

 

1-5-107. Actions against nonresidents and foreign corporations.

 

Anaction, other than one (1) of those mentioned in W.S. 1-5-101 through 1-5-104,against a nonresident of this state or a foreign corporation, whether or notcodefendants reside in Wyoming, may be brought in any county where the cause ofaction arose or where the plaintiff resides.

 

1-5-108. Actions not otherwise provided for; exception.

 

Everyaction not otherwise provided for in this chapter shall be brought in thecounty in which a defendant resides or may be summoned, except actions againstan executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, which may be brought in thecounty where he was appointed or resides. If the action involves two (2) ormore defendants, the action may be brought against all defendants in any countyin which one (1) of the defendants resides or may be summoned.

 

1-5-109. Actions for personal injuries or wrongful death.

 

Anaction for personal injuries or wrongful death may be brought in the county inwhich the cause of action arose or in the county in which the defendant residesor may be summoned.

 

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