Operating After Revocation Charges in Wisconsin

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If you are caught driving after your license has been revoked due to DUI or OWI, you may face charges of Operating After Revocation (OAR), not to be confused with Operating After Suspension, which is a lesser offense. OAR is a misdemeanor criminal charge, but there are other penalties that can result in fines, points […]

Disorderly Conduct Crimes in Wisconsin

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Chapter 947 of the state statutes says regarding disorderly conduct crimes in Wisconsin: “Whoever, in a public or private place, engages in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances in which the conduct tends to cause or provoke a disturbance is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.” The chapter […]

Probation, Parole or Extended Supervision in Wisconsin

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Over the next few weeks, we are going to be providing information that will apply to you if a judge has placed you on probation, parole or extended supervision in Wisconsin. This means you may complete your sentence outside of a correctional facility, instead under the supervision of a Department of Corrections (DOC) agent, such […]

When Cops Plant Drug Evidence

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It’s distressing enough to be arrested and made to spend time in jail over drug possession charges, and even more so if a person is completely innocent of them. TheFreeThought.com recently published an interview with a law enforcement officer from Florida (whose identity was withheld), who confessed to planting drug evidence and fabricating drug charges […]

Consequences of Drunk Driving in Wisconsin

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Wisconsin is among the states that rate the highest in drunk driving. In fact, more than 33,000 people were convicted for drunk driving offenses in the state in 2012. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, alcohol-related crashes have killed 223 people and injured almost 3,000 in the same year, accounting for approximately 36% of […]

Working with a Wisconsin Department of Corrections Agent

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Today we will be continuing our series on Probation, Parole and Extended Supervision in Wisconsin, answering some frequently asked questions about working with a Department of Corrections Agent, to whom we’ll simply refer to as your agent in this article. How often and where will I meet with my agent? The frequency you will see […]

The Conditions of Department of Corrections Supervision

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In continuing our series on Probation, Parole and Extended Supervision in Wisconsin, today we are going to discuss the typical conditions of Department of Corrections supervision. As we mentioned in the first post, rules and regulations will usually be outlined specifically by the judge during your sentencing. Other conditions will be introduced by the Department […]

Follow This Advice from a Trusted Waukesha Attorney, Beat a DUI Charge

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While driving home after a night out with friends, you hear that all-too-familiar police siren. Upon handing your license, registration, and proof of insurance, the police officer looks at you suspiciously and asks you if you’ve had some drinks that night. What do you do?