Revisiting What NOT to Do When Pulled Over by the Police

You may have recently heard the story of a Wisconsin stepfather arrested for blocking an officer from puling over his stepdaughter while she drove under the influence of alcohol. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s office, a deputy spotted “two vehicles traveling unusually close together” around 3:15 a.m. However, the car in the rear kept blocking […]

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Where Does The Money From Traffic Tickets Go?

50 percent of the proceeds from traffic citations go to the county where the citation was issued and 50 percent goes to the state common school fund. Seeking the representation of an experienced traffic defense lawyer is the best way to avoid making a contribution. https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/safety/enforcement/citation/default.aspx

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OWI Can Hinder Your Custody Rights

Criminal issues such as this can play a role in determining child custody and visitation issues. Staying on the right side of the law is the best way to ensure you have a place in your child’s life. Source: https://www.weau.com/2021/10/23/man-suspected-3rd-owi-offense-2-year-old-passenger-with/

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Important DUI Do’s and Dont’s

If you are arrested for OWI, DO NOT threaten officers. DO contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. Source: https://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/woman-arrested-for-owi-threatened-to-kill-officers-swore-at-hospital-staff/article_ff7f3fa5-1bec-58c6-8475-028ca0993cbf.html

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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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