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0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Education Law, Juvenile Law and Municipal Law for Wisconsin on
Q: I’m 16, I was truant to school and I have over 1,000 dollars in fines and suspended my license 3y how can I get it back?

I need a job but I have no way there so I really need my license how can I get it back or unsuspended for three years ?

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for Wisconsin on
Q: Can I file a Federal civil Rights Complaint in a state court?

Upon having a housing discrimination hearing, with the Equal Rights Division. The judge fail to acknowledge my objections during the hearing.

The judge misrepresented the law concerning the the lease agreement, stating sometime the date you sign it is not the date its affective. The judge... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 7, 2024

It sounds to me like this would be a FHA (Fair Housing Act) claim and not a civil rights claim. Regardless you can file either an FHA claim or a civil rights claim in state or federal court.

But what the judge said is very true: the date a lease is signed is not necessarily the...
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Q: WI firearm purchase background check questions:

I've been contemplating the idea of purchasing a firearm for home protection. (Milwaukee, WI)

However, I've had a "battery" misdemeanor in the past. As well as a TRO (expired).

I'm interested in having a knowledgeable resource (lawyer) help me better... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 22, 2024

In Wisconsin, the background check for firearm purchases will review your criminal record, mental health history, and any past restraining orders. If you've had a misdemeanor for battery, it generally doesn't automatically disqualify you from owning a firearm unless it was classified as... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Does an expedited appeal mean once everything is filed it goes to the top of the list for the court to decide
Charles William Michaels
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Charles William Michaels
answered on Sep 11, 2020

No, usually an "expedited" appeal is for a certain class of cases: adult guardianship, juvenile guardianship, child custody, etc. And it usually means that the deadlines for the transcripts, the record, and the briefs have been shortened-- so that the case will move along faster.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Appeals / Appellate Law and Car Accidents for Wisconsin on
Q: How can I know how many total tickets are actively on my record and do tickets out of state count against my license?

I have PTSD from a car accident I was in and after that I have struggled with anxiety while driving or being in a car and with speeding resulting in many tickets and having to take a non optional driving course. Why was this course non optional to me...was it because of so many tickets within a set... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 5, 2020

First, if it was PTS, suggest you look at getting EMDR therapy---

Google "psychology today, therapist EMDR ____________________" (insert name of nearest large town)

Second, if the crash wasn't your fault, you may have an injury claim.

Even if it was your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Hi is there a statue of limitations on appealing a general court martial
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 2, 2020

You should repost your question in the Military Law category. You're asking about something which is outside normal civilian appellate practice. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Hi is there a statue of limitations on appealing a general court martial
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 5, 2020

You could repost this under the Military Law section. It is not an ordinary appeals matter in a civil court. You could also consider reaching out to military law attorneys you find under that section, or ones you find on your own independently on the outside to see if they could offer you a free... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Libel & Slander for Wisconsin on
Q: Can a judge deny expungement due to a failed drug test during probation?

Class I Felony, Delivery of THC (party to the crime). 18 months probation. I failed 3 drug tests, one of which was my first day meeting with the probation officer, and was never revoked or had a violation hearing. At the time of sentencing I was told that expungement would be available once... View More

William F Sulton
William F Sulton
answered on Apr 19, 2018

The law is that you must successfully complete your probation. That differs from whether you were revoked. But given that you were not revoked, I have question about why your case ended up back in front of a judge. Expungement is supposed to happen automatically when the clerk of court receives... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Appeals / Appellate Law and Municipal Law for Wisconsin on
Q: I have 2 driving without insurance tickets is there anyway I can get them off my record?

One in 2015 and the other in 2016. I would like them off my record due to the fact they are the only thing stopping me from ubering

Stephen Pleck Johnson
Stephen Pleck Johnson
answered on Aug 27, 2017

The following cases remain on CCAP for 5 Years. Traffic Forfeiture Cases (TR)

Non-Traffic Ordinance Violation Cases (FO). Motor vehicle records are a little different and the answere is more complex.. Depends on where Uber is looking. Ask Uber what you can do to assure them that you are...
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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: any appeals in sc johnson class action lawsuit in district court of eastern wi.
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 7, 2015

More facts are needed to answer this question. Appeals are usually rare.

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Q: I have been convicted by a jury. It is my understanding that I have a right of first appeal. With the same exact

financial information, the judge that appointed my trial attorney now says that I have equity in my house (I don't) and a vehicle to sell (I don't). I need an appellate attorney and I am out of ideas. Any thoughts on the subject would be greatly appreciated. What are my options?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 22, 2015

Did you hire an attorney? Perhaps you could have put a second mortgage on the house.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: What do i all need to appeal my traffic ticket
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 25, 2015

A complete transcript of the trial and an appealable issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Arent missing pieces of transcripts suposed to be investigated during appeals wisconsin

The judge starts trial after lunchthen just walks out and comes back in the courtroom,and says the witness telephone call was to...transcripts only say he had to use the phone

Timothy Alan Provis
Timothy Alan Provis
answered on Apr 16, 2014

Dear ?, If the transcript is missing something which is crucial to an appeal, it is up to the appellant to file a motion in circuit court to have the transcript corrected.

Yours Sincerely,

Tim Provis

Appellate Counsel

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Wis. Bar No. 1020123

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