Legal Language Services ranks Wyoming as a state with lightly regulated legal interpreting requirements.
Wyoming state authorities periodically offer exams, both written and oral, for certification in Spanish and other languages. Wyoming also requires certified interpreters for certain legal proceedings.
However, complainants, defendants and witnesses part of any court or grand jury proceedings who are deaf or who have a language barrier have the right to an interpreter pursuant to Rule 28 W.R.Cr.P. If legal interpreters are not available locally, judges may request the presence of a certified or otherwise qualified interpreter from outside the state if it is deemed necessary in court proceedings.
Wyoming has several classifications of legal interpreters.
Call Legal Language Services at 1-800-788-0450 to find Wyoming interpreters for courtroom trials, hearings, depositions, arbitrations and other legal proceedings.
According to a recent American Community Survey, approximately 6.6% of the Wyoming population primarily speaks a language other than English.
What’s more, almost 88% of the non-English speaking population in Wisconsin speaks one of the following 10 languages:
Other languages spoken in Wyoming include Portuguese, Italian, American Indian, Indonesian, Swedish and Korean.
Legal interpreting requirements can vary by district in Wyoming. This state has 9 judicial districts that encompass 23 counties:
Call Legal Language Services at 1-800-788-0450 to find Colorado interpreters who meet state interpreting rules for courtroom trials, hearings, depositions, arbitrations, and other legal proceedings.
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