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Understanding Wisconsin Domestic Violence Law

Wisconsin takes domestic violence laws seriously. This comes from a place of wanting to protect the safety of all of its citizens. Still, if you don’t understand how this area of law works, you might find yourself in trouble for your actions or words. Before you get to that point, take the time to understand just what domestic violence means in Wisconsin.Who Do These Laws Protect?Domestic violence laws come into play between family members or any people living together. If you live...

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Getting a Lawyer After You Are Arrested

When you get arrested, your mind starts racing. You think about your friends and your family, about what you are going to do. Hopefully, you also think about contacting a lawyer. Before you do, though, you have some time to stop and plan. You don’t want to call the first attorney you hear about. Instead, do a little work and make sure you find the right person for your case.Research Your Choices FirstFirst, you need to look into lawyers who practice criminal law. If you are arrested...

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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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