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.
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
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.… Continue reading Wisconsin Fentanyl Deaths Are on the Rise
Answering the Toughest Consent Questions
Some alcohol-related consent questions that people are too afraid to ask, and that is okay. Although, it is essential that you still know the answers to these critical questions. Click here to gain insight into five of the most challenging alcohol-related consent questions.
Fake ID Penalties Are Very Real
Many young adolescents use fake IDs daily in Wisconsin. But unfortunately, many do not know the consequences of this risky choice. Click the link here to learn about them so you can make sure your friends and family make the right decisions. https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/125/i/085
Joyriding vs. Auto Theft
Despite common belief, joyriding and auto theft are entirely different crimes. Please continue reading to find out what makes them different from one another and how Wisconsin views these crimes in court. Hint: the difference is based on intent. Joyriding Joyriding is taking a car and driving it without the intent of keeping the vehicle.… Continue reading Joyriding vs. Auto Theft
OWI: What Does the State Need to Prove?
In 2019, Wisconsin courts found 20,956 drivers guilty of OWI; out of the 22,683 cases filed, there was a 92% conviction rate. With these rates being so high, you do not stand a chance of fighting your OWI alone. Contact us at 920.289.4262 to help you achieve the best result possible.
The Case That Led to the Abolishment of Wisconsin’s Death Penalty
Have you heard about the John McCaffary case? John was sentenced to the death penalty in 1850 for the murder of his wife on family property. About 3,000 people came to see his horrific execution where he struggled for five minutes before doctors were called upon to check his pulse. Two short years after this… Continue reading The Case That Led to the Abolishment of Wisconsin’s Death Penalty
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.
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.