Definitions of Classes of Misdemeanor Offenses in WisconsinIn Wisconsin, like in most states, crimes get classified broadly as felonies
or misdemeanors. In many cases, the same crime can fall into either category. Further,
some crimes might begin as misdemeanors, but become felonies after multiple
offenses. While they carry lesser offenses than felonies, misdemeanors still
create a serious impact on your life, both in terms of the penalty and the
impact a conviction on your record can carry...
If you’ve suffered a slip and fall injury in a store, here’s what you
should knowWhen you go shopping, you probably take one of two approaches. Some people
look around to decide what to buy, while others know what they want and head
straight for it. In either case, though, you aren’t necessarily looking for
hidden dangers on the floor. At times, a slippery or cluttered floor at a
retail store can lead to injuries. If the store is at fault for your slip and
fall, you can recover damages...
If you’ve suffered injuries on vacation, take these stepsGoing on vacation should give you time to relax and recuperate from the
stress of work and home life. Whether you get into an accident on the road or
where you are staying, an injury frustrates your entire trip. If you have been
injured away from home, make sure you take steps to protect your claim.Get PicturesAny time an accident leaves you injured, you should take notes and get
pictures from the accident scene. If you...
Court Alternatives To Arrest Can Reduce RecidivismWhen a person is found guilty of drug charges in Wisconsin, the
court often sentences defendants to jail time. This has proven to be an
ineffective deterrent to drug use and time after time, counties see the same
people come through their courtrooms. It’s evident that this approach does not
work for many drug users, but there are alternatives to jail that do show
promise in reducing recidivism rates and helping users get clean for...
Consult a Wisconsin Car Accident Attorney to
Determine Fault in a Car AccidentWisconsin operates under a tort system when it comes to car accidents.
That means that in a car accident, fault must be
established; someone must be held responsible for the accident. If you’ve been
involved in an automobile accident, consultation with a Wisconsin car accident
attorney can help determine your legal options and whether you are responsible
for the accident or are a victim.Fault and NegligenceOne...