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
The holiday season is upon us. For many, that means holiday parties and social gatherings that involve alcohol. Remember, if you are feeling buzzed, there is a chance you are over the .08 limit and should not drive. Rather than risk arrest or worse, get a ride home from a sober friend or, better yet,… Continue reading Don’t Let a Festive Holiday Party Turn Into an OWI Arrest
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/
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
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?