Did you know that about 96% of businesses run a background check before hiring a candidate? Do you know what these checks look for? Follow the link below to learn all about them.
Do you think body worn cameras should be required, or not? Visit the website below to read about the pros and cons of BWC footage as evidence in criminal cases.
Federal drug laws are nothing to joke about. Drugs can change lives, they can put people in prison for life. Follow the link below to see the federal penalty for each type of drug. If you or a loved one is facing a drug charge, contact us today at 920.347.8770 so we can help you… Continue reading Federal Drug Consequences
Choosing the right criminal defense attorney can make or break your case outcome, do not rush this important decision. Make sure you do your research and follow the tips in the link below to make sure you hire the right attorney for your situation.
The actions you take before, during, and after a traffic stop can have a major impact on your OWI defense. Please read these tips and keep them in mind the next time you see the flashing lights in your rearview. Find a Safe Place to Pull Over We know getting pulled over is stressful even… Continue reading “What Should I Do When the Cops Pull Me Over?”
Wisconsin has a mandatory arrest law for domestic violence cases. In the event of a police officer being called to the scene, they are required to use their best judgment to find out who the predominant aggressor is, and arrest them. The Maciolek Law Group has extensive experience defending a variety types of domestic abuse… Continue reading What is the Mandatory Arrest Law?
Juvenile arrests in Wisconsin have faced a sharp decrease in recent years. Not only are arrests decreasing in rural counties, but in urban counties also. These arrests are majorly for non-violent crimes. Follow the link to discover the statistics for your county. https://kidsforward.org/research/juvenile-arrests-wisconsin/
Convictions for First offenses are civil, not criminal, but the penalties include large fines and a loss of driving privileges for six to nine months. Conviction for a second or third offense results in a permanent criminal record, mandatory minimum jail sentence, and lengthy loss of driving privileges. A fourth or higher offenses are felony… Continue reading Civil and Criminal Consequences of OWI
Being arrested for drug possession does not mean you have to be convicted, have to serve time, or deal with the consequences of having a criminal record. By starting your defense as soon as possible after an arrest, you give your defense attorney the best chance of limiting your exposure to these outcomes. Some of… Continue reading Common Defenses for Drug Possession Charges
Penalties will increase with each offense. For example, a 10th OWI comes with fines up to $50,000 and a prison sentence of 4 to 15 years. http://www.wisconsindot.gov/Pages/safety/education/drunk-drv/ddlaw.aspx