“Boys will be boys” has fallen out of fashion and for good reason, but kids will always act like kids. The law expects our youth to behave like responsible adults and act like productive members of society even when we know that most children lack the maturity to do so. The juvenile justice system is nothing more than a… Continue reading When Can A Child Be Charged As An Adult?
Wisconsin may eventually legalize marijuana. Until then, it is important to remember that getting caught with it can lead to harsh criminal penalties that may be even harsher in the near future. Source: https://shepherdexpress.com/cannabis/cannabis/wisconsin-republicans-are-trying-to-further-criminalize-cann/
OWI? DUI? There is no difference in the right course of action if you have been charged with either of them. The first step is getting in touch with an attorney to protect your rights. Source: https://www.wausaudailyherald.com/story/news/local/2016/06/30/ask-officer-owi-dui-and-dwi-differences/86557022/
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is among a large group of advocates pushing to decriminalize fentanyl test strips, which test to see if fentanyl is in any batch of drugs. Source: https://www.wisn.com/article/what-it-all-comes-down-to-is-saving-lives-the-push-to-decriminalize-fentanyl-test-strips/37978051
“Acknowledging this increase in homicides doesn’t mean giving in to the clamor for punitive responses…this data is undeniably concerning, and it should serve as a rallying cry for those who believe violence can be better addressed with methods that don’t rely exclusively on police, prosecutors, and prisons.” Source:
Being arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI) can lead to a wide range of feelings and emotions such as embarrassment, anxiety, sadness, anger and regret are among them. You may be tempted to pay your fines, take the bus and forget this ever happened. Unfortunately, OWI is not something you can sweep under the rug and ignore.… Continue reading Three Reasons To Fight Your OWI Charge
In juvenile crime news, Wisconsin schools called police on students at twice the national rate. This includes two students being arrested for making terror threats. Wisconsin also had the highest rate in the nation for calls involving Native American students. Source:
A case in Marinette demonstrated our ability to deftly handle drug charges on behalf of our clients. The police found a pound of marijuana in the trunk of a car along with more marijuana and paraphernalia inside the cab. We were able to secure a misdemeanor plea deal, keeping our client from spending time behind… Continue reading Our Results Speak for Themselves
Wisconsin’s law for operating while intoxicated sets the legal blood alcohol level at 0.08%. The law also prohibits people from operating a vehicle while under the influence of any intoxicating or controlled substance. If you are convicted of operating while intoxicated, you have a lot to lose. A Wisconsin OWI attorney from the Maciolek Law Group provides clients with… Continue reading What Are Wisconsin’s OWI Penalties?