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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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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Penalties of a First-Offense OWI in Wisconsin

If you are charged with a first-offense OWI in Wisconsin, what penalties do you face? Depending on the details of your case, a first-time OWI could result in jail time, fines, a suspension/revocation of your license or the requirement of installation of an ignition interlock device.  Operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) can carry steep […]

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OWI and Wisconsin Driving Point System

Wisconsin’s Driving Point System In many cases in life, gaining points is considered a positive occurrence. From sports games, to store reward systems, to competitions of any sort, people typically aim to collect points. However, points being added to your driving record is not a situation that anyone hopes for. An OWI conviction in particular […]

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Overview of Wisconsin’s penalties for OWI

People in Oshkosh and throughout the Fox Valley area probably dread getting pulled over by local police, especially after they have been out with friends or recently enjoyed a family or social gathering. They may well know that a drunk driving charge, called an OWI in Wisconsin, can carry some serious penalties. First-time offense Even […]

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News report says Wisconsin DUI law has a “loophole”

Our readers in Wisconsin likely know that one of the potential penalties for a drunk driving conviction is a court-order to have an “ignition interlock device” installed in any vehicle the offender might drive, once the person’s driver’s license is re-instated. For those who do not know, an ignition interlock device, or “IID” for short, […]

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Repeat OWIs times exponential costs can really add up

Drinking and driving can come with an avalanche of ramifications, but the price you pay for repeat offenses could rise exponentially. Almost 2,000 arrests are made every month in Wisconsin for drinking and driving. Being a part of that statistic of operating while intoxicated (OWI) can come with serious consequences, with the stakes only going […]

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The effects of a TBI can show up much later

Many incidents can result in people suffering serious injuries without them immediately realizing it. If you suffered injuries in a car accident, the adrenaline you feel could mask any pain or other symptoms that could point to a severe injury. It is not uncommon for injuries to show symptoms days or even weeks after an […]

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