Wisconsin Protective Order Defense

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If you’ve been served with a protective order (also called a restraining order) or if a temporary protective order has been issued against you, there’s important information you need to know and steps you need to take immediately. This court order prohibits all contact between the petitioner who filed the protective order and you, who […]

What to Know About the Miranda Warning

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When an individual is arrested, the law enforcement officer is required to read the Miranda Warning if he or she intends to interrogate the suspect: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If […]

Criminal Intent in Your Wisconsin Case

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Last February, Wisconsin Rapids mayor Zach Vruwink posted a picture of his ballot in the primary for his re-election, an act that is considered a crime. But prosecutors did not charge him with a crime nor find enough merit to bring the case to trial because they found no criminal intent in his actions. According […]

What Does Pleading No-Contest Mean?

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When you are charged with a crime or a traffic offense, you have the option of pleading guilty, not guilty, not guilty by reason of insanity, or no-contest, which your judge will officially note in the court’s records. While the others are pretty self-explanatory, pleading no-contest isn’t an admission of guilt, but it’s an admission […]

Medical Bills in a Personal Injury Case

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When you’ve been injured due to the negligence of someone else, it’s not uncommon to need financial help to foot the bill for medical costs and other unexpected expenses. And those bills wait for no one, even if you’re caught in a lengthy insurance battle. They can really add up regardless of the severity of […]