People who have prior juvenile criminal records and who meet specific
requirements can have those records sealed. This does not erase the records,
but it does seal them so that the person does not have to report them. This
gives the person a boost when applying for a job or apartment as he or she no
longer has to tell about the charge, potentially opening up more opportunities
that might have otherwise been cut off.Sealing and ExpungementIn Wisconsin, you may also hear sealing called...
Steps to take if you’re involved in a hit-and-run accidentHit-and-run accidents are frustrating because the lack of information regarding the at-fault driver can make getting proper compensation difficult. When major damage or injury are involved, that can result in you not having enough money to complete repairs or pay for treatment. Insurance companies understand that this is a difficult situation, but that doesn’t help if your own insurance has limits that prevent you from receiving...
Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney if you’ve been charged with misdemeanor theftIf you are arrested for a misdemeanor theft, the court’s process can be confusing. Instead of going it alone, you should hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to help. This gives you your best chance to navigate the next steps and defend against the charges. The right attorney can help at every stage along the way.1. Your Bond HearingBefore you even have a judge in place, you appear before...
Getting answers to these questions will help you hire the right OWI attorneyIf you are arrested for OWI, you are facing serious charges. Wisconsin imposes strict consequences for even your first offense of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Before you hire an attorney, you need to be comfortable that he or she will give you the best defense possible. These five questions should help you make a good choice for your needs.1. What Is Your Experience in OWI?You do not want...
Distracted Driving is more than textingAnyone paying attention to news in recent years has heard about the dangers
of texting and driving. This is part of a much larger problem: distracted
driving. This can include not only trying to text on the road, but also eating,
drinking coffee, putting on makeup, or turning to talk to others in the car. If
a distracted driver has caused an auto accident, you are entitled to recover
damages.Dangers of Distracted DrivingOn the highway, vehicles...