Is There a Difference Between Homicide and Manslaughter?

You have probably heard people use the words “manslaughter” and “homicide” interchangeably, but they do not mean the same thing. These terms are very different, and people must understand the difference. Homicide Death is considered homicide when one human kills another human being. The only requirement for an act to be deemed as homicide is that […]

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Does an Allegation Mean You Are Guilty?

A criminal allegation does not mean you are guilty of a crime! An allegation is simply something that someone says occurred. It is not something that confirms or denies a crime. It is up to the prosecution to prove your guilt beyond all reasonable doubt. Learn more here.

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The Degrees and Penalties of Sexual Assault in Wisconsin

Facing any legal matter can bring an immense amount of stress for all parties involved. However, those facing criminal charges are often under the most duress. If you have been arrested for sexual assault, you may be dealing with concerns over your freedom, future employment or living arrangements, and financial status. Determining the outcome of […]

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Can a Juvenile Crime Be Expunged?

A juvenile crime does not have to affect your entire life. You may have the opportunity for your records to be sealed when you reach legal age.

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The Three Types of Field Sobriety Tests in Wisconsin

We have all heard about field sobriety tests, but what do they entail? The 3 major Field sobriety tests are three different tests used by police officers to determine if a driver is under the influence. These tests assess a driver’s balance, coordination, and ability to focus on more than one thing. Continue reading to learn about […]

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Incarceration’s Effect on Mental Health

People who go to prison often leave a much different person than they came. Why is this? What happens inside that changes them? Is there anything that can be done to protect their mental health? Learn the answers to these questions and more here.

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The Wildest Excuses from People in Possession of Drugs

There is never a good reason for possessing illegal drugs, so you are better off saving your talking for your criminal defense attorney. Click here to read some of the notable excuses used over the years by people who failed to heed this advice. https://www.vice.com/en/article/epx9yp/caught-with-drugs-police-excuses

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Wisconsin Methamphetamine

Since the early 2000’s Wisconsin has been experiencing a problem with the drug methamphetamine. In recent years, Wisconsin has seen a massive surge in use statewide. How is this affecting Wisconsinites? We have the answers. The Brain This drug causes severe change and damage to the human brain. It causes a flood of dopamine to be […]

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The Scales of Justice

Surely you have heard of the scales of justice, but do you know what they represent? These scales represent the balance between truth and fairness sought after in the justice system. They have quite an interesting history, learn about it here. https://www.mylawquestions.com/what-are-the-scales-of-justice.htm

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Wisconsin Fentanyl Deaths Are on the Rise

Wisconsin recently released a public health advisory regarding fentanyl deaths in the state. Yet, overdose deaths continue to rise, with seemingly no end. Why is this happening? What can be done to help this epidemic? Why? Over the last year, synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl) were identified in 91% of opioid overdose deaths and 73% of all drug overdose deaths. […]

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