I have been accused of pointing a firearm at two people in another vehicle. I didn't aim it at anyone. My lawyer said it's their word against mine. I wouldn't have a chance @ trial. What are my chances if I plea no contest on all charges? Can I plea no contest because of my mental disorder?
new county, where can she find out when the statue of limitations have expired for her case, can she ask the court to expunge the arrest record and court files if her case was filed as a dismiss without prejudice? If she can expunge, does she just need to have a person who works at a notary public... Read more »
What can I do to stop this lie? Can I prosecute him after 18 months? Can I get an order of protection?
answered on Aug 2, 2022
Your question appears to be, for the most part, questions of Wisconsin law, not Florida law.
A non-trustworthy individual has told me that they need X amount of money because it helps cover their $500 deposit with the courts. However, after reading their case, the language of the case is as below.
If any amount of cash was owed to the courts as a condition of bail, wouldn't... Read more »
I recently went to court for trial on a Class H felony. The public defender arranged a lower charge of negligent operation of a vehicle and 1count of Disorderly Conduct. I would like to know does this warrant probation?
answered on Apr 13, 2022
A Wisconsin attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. But based on the category chosen for the post, a car accident attorney is not likely to know this. They deal more with the civil law aspects of pursuing monetary damages, not criminal charges. You could repost... Read more »
I'm on bond it states that I cannot have contact with a person or their residence, but they continue to message me multiple times a day. Is this legal
answered on Aug 10, 2021
Yes. If you are on bond for a crime and the Court orders you to have no contact with someone you are the one constrained, the other person is not. However, if there is an issue with this contact and you want it to stop, you may be able to take other action such as requesting a restraining order... Read more »
I sold some ammunition in a private sale to an individual who was over 21 years old. I was contacted by a detective saying that the ammunition that I sold him legally, may have been used in a murder. Ammunition is not subject to background checks in Wisconsin so I did not ask to see a concealed... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2021
Most likely you were contacted as a witness. They may be trying to tie the Defendant to the gun by way of the ammo. I am not a civil attorney, but it seems unlikely that you'd face liability assuming you were acting legally when you sold.
answered on Jun 9, 2021
A DUI is a criminal offense in all states except for Wisconsin. In Wisconsin a first offense DUI is usually a traffic ticket and not a criminal offense.
Happened "often" according to my 14 year old daughter. She was around 5 years old
answered on Apr 3, 2021
Call the police. That is a crime in every state. You should also consider retaining a lawyer to represent you and your daughter. You have rights as victims under Marcy's law. It also sounds like you may need to get any visitation schedule amended. We wish you luck and are thinking of you and... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2021
In Wisconsin, you can get up to 25% over your jail sentence reduced for good behavior. However if your jail sentence is a condition of your probation (probably with a prison sentence over your head), good time doesn't apply.
Furthermore, in Wisconsin, if your prison sentence was... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2021
Unfortunately, if it was dismissed without prejudice, they can recharge. That being said, you might be able to use the delay to make hay at the trial.
Does that still give them probable cause?
answered on Mar 9, 2021
Just like a lawyer, I have to say - it depends. In this case, it depends on what other evidence they have that provides probable cause.
First criminal charges ever- I have 3 disorderly, damage to property and a battery! Re: 2grown adults having an altercation at a storage facility. I don't know what to do, I need advice ASAP. Please & Thank you!
answered on Mar 9, 2021
Just like any attorney - mileage will vary. If you aren't clicking with your PD or you don't trust them, it's definitely worth hiring an attorney.
The State is taking my daughter's ex boyfriend to court for unpaid child support for their 3 young children. He owes > 15K.
Daughter just discovered he stole and used her EPPIC card and spent $600 on Bitcoin. (She filed a police report). He stole her identity 18 months ago, along... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2020
The matter with the credit card is a civil matter, not a child support matter. These are independent actions. The State has filed an action to require him to pay support and arrears. If he has failed to pay for a sufficient length of time and the Child Support Enforcement has run out of options... Read more »
My boyfriend has an Open - Bench warrant issued since 2011, because he didn’t showed up to the court because he signed a paper to get deported, so Ice took him in. On his case record it has his year of birth wrong it says “1991” but he’s from 1993 and he was 17 years old, but since he... Read more »
answered on Dec 8, 2020
It is necessary to review your boyfriend's record in order to advise him.
Consult with an experienced immigration attorney.
my father gave me $14,000 so i could take care of things i needed to in my life. At this time of my life i couldn't open a bank account because of some decisions i decided to make in the past. So i had the money deposited into a so called "friend's" account that i thought i... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2020
I am sorry to hear about your loss. It is terrible when someone we believe to be a friend turns around and takes advantage of us. You have a right to sue this person, but you will have trouble proving your case if you don't have anything in writing. If this person was mean enough to take... Read more »
I hold a harassment RO against a sibling in WI. The injunction requires them to avoid “causing” anyone from contacting me. Contact was to a mutual family member where they, unprompted, threatened to ruin me financially and lied about my conduct; a repeat of some of the behavior that the court... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2020
I believe that the Court would find this to be a threat through a third party. You would need to find exceptions to the hearsay rule to have these threats admitted into evidence. The third party receiving the communication would need to testify. A statement by the person It would be considered... Read more »
My ex and I had an agreement that he'd pay my cell bill since it's in his name if he can keep my tv which I'm still paying on. I only agreed because he changed the locks and wouldn't let me get my stuff unless he could keep the TV. It's a $2500 82 inch smart TV I just... Read more »
answered on Aug 18, 2020
Your question is not clear as to whether you are divorced or going through a divorce. If your divorce is not finalized, you can file an Order to Show Cause for a Temporary Order regarding such issues. If you are already divorced, you will need to follow the final Judgment provisions since those... Read more »
I was 17 years old when it happened. My sentence was 5 years prison time 5 years extended suppervision. Im 32 now and its the only blemish on my record.
answered on Jun 27, 2020
It is likely, but more information is needed, but you should probably work with a competent immigration and visa attorney in case there are discretionary issues that create confusion for you. There may be more than one option.
If the questions are improperly answered, and that is not... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2020
It’s likely that the employer misread the document or was influenced by the mere fact of the arrest. What you refer to as a background check is a document prepared by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Criminal Information Bureau (CIB) based on fingerprints taken when you were arrested. The fact... Read more »
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