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Do I Really Need a Lawyer if I Was Arrested for Something I Didn’t Do?

Don’t take chances with your future, get the help of an experience criminal defense attorneyBeing arrested for a crime you definitely did not commit is shocking and alarming — yet there’s a tendency for some to think there will be no problem getting the charges dropped. This overconfidence can extend to the judicial process, in which the accused decides a lawyer isn’t necessary. Unfortunately, in Wisconsin, as in other states, it’s possible to be convicted for a crime...

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Defending Wisconsin Sexual Assault Charges

Accusations and charges of sexual assault come more frequently than they used to, in part because the stigma victims once faced has lessened. While this represents a positive development in many ways, it sometimes creates assumptions that the accused is always, automatically guilty. If you are facing accusations of sexual assault, you still have the right to a strong legal defense.Criminal Sexual Assault PenaltiesWisconsin law establishes different degrees of sexual assault and different penalties...

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5 Reasons Your OWI Might Bring Tougher Charges

These situations could bring enhanced OWI charges in WisconsinLike most states, Wisconsin has strict penalties for OWI offenses. Even for a first OWI offense, you face serious consequences. The base penalties do not necessarily tell the whole story; some factors can boost your penalty even higher.1. You Are Under 21The legal age for drinking in Wisconsin is 21. If you are driving under the influence of alcohol and are an underage drinker, you will automatically have your license...

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Domestic Abuse Charges | Wisconsin Domestic Abuse Attorney

Domestic Abuse Charges In Wisconsin Have Lingering EffectsDomestic abuse charges in Wisconsin may result from a variety of factors and situations from physical assaults and altercations to even the threat of such actions being taken. Such allegations are taken seriously and offenders are harshly penalized. Even if the allegations turn out to be false or unproven, allegations and the investigative process can have lingering effects on the accused.A domestic abuse attorney will tell you...

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How to Have Juvenile Criminal Records Sealed

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...

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