If you have an arrest warrant for a non-felony charge, such as contractor theft under $1,000 in Wisconsin, the process of turning yourself in typically involves going to the law enforcement agency or the county jail where the warrant was issued. It is advisable to contact an attorney before...View More
1st degree reckless homicide case is 4 years old, prosecution cancelled 3 times now, 10 days ago at finAL pretrial the da admitted that they didn't know where the witness lived any more and has failed to subpoena in the last 9 months since the last cancellation. the judge asked if all... View More
The sudden appearance of 454 pages of discovery, especially after the prosecution confirmed no new discovery, can be a significant issue in a criminal trial. In a first-degree reckless homicide case, all relevant evidence is crucial for a fair trial. If you've been requesting these documents...View More
I was denied a permit to purchase in WI. Am I also banned from possessing a firearm in WI? My MN permit to purchase and conceal is good through 2025 but I'm now a WI resident. My full record is in the MN system. Is there any way to restore my gun rights in WI? I read the only way may be by... View More
Navigating gun rights restoration can be complex, especially when moving between states. In your case, having had your gun rights restored in Minnesota does not automatically grant you those rights in Wisconsin. Each state has its own laws regarding the possession of firearms by individuals with...View More
Domestic violence case the alleged victim even admitted I didn’t strike her while under oath on the stand. The DA was able to say anything he wanted. But I was held in a motion of limine. I could only ask questions about the argument we had. No other evidence from me the defendant was allowed.
A motion in limine is a legal motion used in court to limit or prevent certain evidence from being presented during the trial. It's typically used to ensure that evidence presented is relevant and not overly prejudicial. In your case, if a motion in limine was granted that restricted your...View More
In Wisconsin, you are not required to attend a court date if you were never served with official court documents, as the Constitution guarantees your right to due process, which includes proper notification of legal proceedings against you. Without being served, the court lacks personal...View More
In Wisconsin, whether you can purchase a gun while having a harassment restraining order against you depends on the specific terms of the order. Since your restraining order does not include firearm restrictions, it may not automatically prohibit you from purchasing a firearm. However, it's...View More
It would not be legal for a probation officer to hold a probable cause hearing on charges that have already been dropped. This is because a likely cause hearing is typically held to determine whether there is enough evidence to proceed with criminal charges. If the charges have already been...View More
If you believe your devices are being managed or monitored without your consent, it's crucial to take immediate steps to protect your privacy. Firstly, disconnect your devices from the internet to halt any unauthorized access temporarily. Report the unauthorized access to local law...View More
Sharing your location with the victim would be considered indirect contact, which is typically prohibited by restraining orders. If you are caught violating a restraining order, you could be charged with a crime and face jail time. For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique...View More
I was stopped 2 days after I purchased a vehicle the office pulled me out of the truck preformed DUI test said I failed but I was sober . Lied on report said midnight and it was noon when stop occured . His testimony should be invalid even if I had a small but detected amount of controlled... View More
If you were sober, the drug test will most likely be the single strongest piece of evidence that determines your guilt or innocence. If you had a small amount of a controlled substance, the "driving facts" will also play an important part in determining your guilt or innocence. A small...View More
I consented to a consumer report background check at my employer when up for promotion. An old active arrest warrant was discovered on the check. The employer did not notify me of the issue directly and instead contacted local law enforcement who then came looking for me. I do not believe the... View More
The situation you have shared is very concerning and may very well be a violation of employment background check compliance (such as through the Fair Credit Reporting Act) as well as a number of related obligations imposed on employers who order criminal history information reports from third...View More
I am a Minnesota resident but I was arrested in Wisconsin and charged with felony drug possession and 2 misdemeanor marijuana related charges. In exchange for the felony going away my lawyer had me plead no contest. He did not discuss this with me prior to the hearing. I learned what I was... View More
On July 4 of this year, the neighbors next to us set off several rounds of illegal, very dangerous, fireworks in the street by our residence (mines, cakes, bottle rockets) over a period of 2 hours (2100-2300 hours). Debris was everywhere but I filed a police complaint the following morning (I DID... View More
Once a complaint has been made to the police, it is up to the authorities to decide how to proceed with the investigation. It may be possible to request to withdraw or modify the complaint, but ultimately the decision lies with law enforcement and the prosecuting attorney.
I do not practice law in WI. However, in Ohio this can be done so it is likely also possible in WI. Assuming you are able to pursue the matter to judgment and succeed, you will have an issue of collecting your judgment and not having the defendant declare bankruptcy.
My parents asked what happened. I told them that I took the blame for someone else’s actions. They said they would call the school, and if the principal said something different, I would be “Beat the sh*t out of me with a belt, until my a** was so red, that I couldn’t sit down.”
Principle has mediated multiple times before and even told 17yr old to not fight back if something ever happened. After battery incident 16yr old was ticketed by schools SRO and suspended by school. a day after incident the 16yr old then went to instagram to brag, write more threats of harm and... View More
What negative impacts is this having on the 17 year old? Is this effecting his access to the curriculum? IS the bullying occuring due to belonging to a protected class? File the report regardless and file a report against the principal and SRO for their failure to protect the 17 year old....View More
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... View 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?
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...View More
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