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
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...View 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... View More
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.
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...View More
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...View More
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!
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...View 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... View More
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