We have all heard about field sobriety tests, but what do they entail? 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 three of the… Continue reading The Three Types of Field Sobriety Tests in Wisconsin
Many are pulled over each week on gameday for suspicion of driving under the influence. Don’t let this be you. Follow the tips linked below to learn how to stay safe this football season.
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 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?”
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
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
Should you fight OWI charges? Yes. Here are three reasons why.
Defending against OWI charges is not a fool’s errand. There are three crucial reasons to fight back when charged with OWI in Wisconsin.
Jail time, fines, and increased insurance rates await you if you are convicted of OWI in Wisconsin.
This young woman’s story is a perfect example of how NOT to handle an OWI arrest. Make your first call to an attorney, not to your stepfather to concoct a way to caravan home. https://www.cbs58.com/news/20-year-old-milwaukee-woman-accused-of-driving-drunk-twice-on-the-same-day