OWI and DUI in Waukesha- And What To Expect

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The State of Wisconsin takes Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) very seriously. Anyone who is charged with either DUI or OWI faces several administrative and legal penalties for their actions, even if they are not convicted.If you are charged with DUI, even if you have not gone to court yet, […]

How does alcohol affect driving?

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Everyone understands that operating a vehicle while intoxicated is dangerous. However, many people do not realize exactly what intoxicated means. It is common belief that intoxication is when you have consumed enough alcohol to make you “tipsy” or unable to walk well. The truth is, you can be intoxicated with as little as one drink.It […]

Waukesha DUI Attorneys Have the Legal Expertise you need

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Waukesha DUI Attorneys Have the Legal Expertise you needDriving under the Influence is a serious infraction that can result in permanent license suspension and even jail time. Also known as Operating While Intoxicated, OWI laws are tougher in Wisconsin than other states. This is because the state lowered its legal blood alcohol content (BAC) to […]

What To Do After An OWI

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After getting an OWI, you just want to get things back to normal. We’ve helped plenty of people get their lives back after an OWI, but the dust can take a while to settle. There’s hearings to attend, fines to pay, insurance changes to be made, and other punishments that must be upheld.The first thing […]

What Can A OWI Lawyer Do for You?

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Operating while intoxicated (OWI) is a serious criminal charge that can significantly change your life if you are convicted. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you can face up to six months in jail, pay a fine up to $1,000, and spend up to six months in jail on your first conviction. If you […]

Kinds of Field Sobriety Tests

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When a cop sees your car swerving in and out of your lane late on a Saturday night, they will most likely pull you over and do field sobriety test. There are three main field sobriety tests officers use in Wisconsin and all three are designed to test your reflexes, sensory abilities, and ability to […]

What is an OWI?

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An OWI is the term Wisconsin uses for what most other states call a DUI. OWI stands for operating while intoxicated. Indiana and Iowa also use the term OWI.Other AcronymsWhile DUI is probably the most common three letter combination, there’s actually quite a few other terms used in various states.DWI – Driving While IntoxicatedOUII – […]

OWI with Children in the Car

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While most states refer to a drunk driving charge as a DUI (driving under the influence), Wisconsin uses the term OWI (operating a vehicle while intoxicated). The penalties for an OWI increase every time you get an OWI within ten years. One Waukesha woman found out how these penalties work first hand. Thirty-eight-year-old Shelly Greeson […]