Burglary Charges in Wisconsin

If you are charged with burglary in Wisconsin, you face a Class E felony. Conviction may lead to years in prison, and substantial fines. Aside from the consequences imposed by law, conviction could also hinder your ability to obtain employment. If you face burglary charges, contact the firm of Sparr, Belville & Brown LLC. Our […]

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Marijuana Laws in Wisconsin

If you are charged with possession of marijuana and it is your first offense, a conviction would mean a misdemeanor on your record. You will also face fines, and time in prison. If it your second offense, you will be facing a felony charge, higher fines and a longer prison sentence. Unlike other states, Wisconsin […]

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Summer

Just because May was motorcycle safety awareness month, does not mean that we should neglect looking out for motorcyclists as we enter June. As the weather continues to get nicer, and traffic ramps up, looking out for motorcyclists becomes increasingly important. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation offers up important tips for both drivers, and motorcyclists: https://www.msf-usa.org/SafetyAwarenessMonth.aspx […]

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What Do You Do if You Realize an Asset Was Not Included in Your Divorce Settlement Agreement?

After your divorce, if you realize a divorce asset was not included in your settlement agreement, you can make a request to the court to re-open your case. However, such a request is only granted in limited circumstances. You also want to avoid the emotional toll of going through the divorce process a second time. To ensure mistakes like these do not […]

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How Does Wisconsin Law Define “Theft”, “Burglary” and “Robbery”?

Theft might seem pretty straightforward. If you are accused of taking or possessing property that belongs to somebody else, that is stealing. However, Wisconsin law makes some solid distinctions between different types of stealing. Understanding the difference is important. Which charge is issued impacts your sentence, and determines what defense strategies will prove most effective.   Distinguishing Between […]

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Disorderly Conduct in Wisconsin

Under the Wisconsin Statutes, disorderly conduct is defined as, “abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud and/or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances that tend to cause a disturbance”. Although jail sentences resulting from disorderly conduct charges are rare, the involvement of legal counsel still proves paramount. You must take all measures available, to avoid having a […]

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Truck Crash Personal Injury Cases

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), “most deaths in large truck crashes are passenger vehicle occupants.” When individuals travel in small vehicles, a crash with a truck can prove tragic. Due to the fact that trucks typically way 20-30 times more than passenger vehicles, crashes can result in trucks overriding these smaller […]

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Tips on Celebrating Your Life Amid the Divorce Process

Divorce poses as an extremely stressful life event. However, there are surely still ways you can celebrate certain facets of your life throughout the process. Learn the ways you can celebrate as you maneuver the divorce process here. For calm guidance through complex family law situations, contact Sparr, Belville & Brown, LLC. Our attorneys will […]

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Can You Change a Child Support Order in Wisconsin?

A motion can be filed for child support to be modified if there is a substantial change in circumstances. According to Wisconsin family courts, the following can be considered as a significant change: change in your income, the income of the recipient, or the needs of the child.  If a significant change has recently occurred […]

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Five Tips for Driving in the Rain

Spring is blossoming in Wisconsin, and drivers across the state welcome the clear roads and warmer temperatures. However, with spring comes rain showers, storms and wet pavement, which is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents. Avoid contributing to crash statistics by keeping these tips in mind before you’re caught driving in the rain. Proper Equipment […]

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