Wisconsin’s “Not a Drop” law prohibits individuals under the age of 21 from driving after consuming any amount of alcohol. Any underage driver with a BAC of over 0.00% can be convicted of OWI. Penalties Fortunately, Wisconsin underage DUI does not typically result in jail time, but penalties can include fines and demerit points added… Continue reading “Not a Drop”: Wisconsin’s Underage OWI Law
What Does the State Need to Prove to Get an OWI Conviction?
Getting an OWI conviction is not easy for the state. They must go through numerous leaps and bounds to receive a sentence. Here at Maciolek Law Group, we are dedicated to ensuring our client’s rights are protected. We will stop at nothing to challenge the arresting officer’s reports, their training, and police procedures. The police… Continue reading What Does the State Need to Prove to Get an OWI Conviction?
Is There a Difference Between Homicide and Manslaughter?
You have probably heard people use the words “manslaughter” and “homicide” interchangeably, but they do not mean the same thing. These terms are very different, and people must understand the difference. Homicide Death is considered homicide when one human kills another human being. The only requirement for an act to be deemed as homicide is that… Continue reading Is There a Difference Between Homicide and Manslaughter?
Does an Allegation Mean You Are Guilty?
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 Degrees and Penalties of Sexual Assault in Wisconsin
Facing any legal matter can bring an immense amount of stress for all parties involved. However, those facing criminal charges are often under the most duress. If you have been arrested for sexual assault, you may be dealing with concerns over your freedom, future employment or living arrangements, and financial status. Determining the outcome of… Continue reading The Degrees and Penalties of Sexual Assault in Wisconsin