FoodShare Fraud in Wisconsin

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  Here in Wisconsin, our extension of the USDA’s SNAP program is called FoodShare. Did you know it’s considered an act of fraud to sell food stamps with potentially hefty consequences for doing so? If people have enough groceries, it’s logical they would try to liquidate their food stamps to meet other financial needs. And […]

Driving Under the Influence in Wisconsin

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  If you’ve been caught driving under the influence in Wisconsin (or OWI—operating a vehicle while intoxicated), having an experienced Waukesha DUI Attorney on your side will give you the most successful outcome possible. Below are some facts about DUI/OWI in Wisconsin. The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08, or less than that at […]

House Arrest and Electronic Monitoring in Wisconsin

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It seems house arrest is a common occurrence in television and movies, but who is really eligible for it as an alternative to jail time? That depends on the county sheriff’s decision – when sentencing an individual to jail time, a judge cannot grant electronic monitoring/house arrest. This must be done by application through the […]

Experienced Waukesha Theft, Burglary and Property Crime Defense Attorneys

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  If you’ve been charged with theft of any kind in Wisconsin, retaining a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney will give your case its best chance for success. According to Wisconsin statute 943.20, theft punishable by law includes: Intentionally taking the property of another without the owner’s consent, with the intent of permanently depriving the owner […]

The Federal Habeas Corpus Petition

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For prisoners who have exhausted all of the State of Wisconsin’s options, there may be a last resort. Those who believe their sentence is a violation of federal law can file a petition for a writ of federal habeas corpus if there are grounds for it. This can only be filed if the prisoner has […]