What Is a Criminal Background Check?

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.

Body Worn Camera Debate

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 Consequences

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

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.

What is the Mandatory Arrest Law?

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 Arrest in Wisconsin Has Decreased Sharply in Recent Years

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/

OWI Penalties Increase With Each Offense

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