Embezzlement Crimes

Embezzlement is one of the most common types of white collar crime. It can be charged either as a state or a federal crime, depending on how much money is in question. Embezzlement crimes can be career ending, therefore, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss […]

Motivations for False Sexual Assault Accusations

There are multiple possible motivations for a false sexual assault accusation. These motivations can be attention seeking behavior, revenge (financial or psychological) or even just the fabrication of an emotionally needy person. If you or a loved one is being falsely accused of sexual assault, contact our office so we can be your defense advocate. […]

Can You Be Charged in a “He Said, She Said” Case in Wisconsin?

You CAN be charged in a “he said, she said” case in Wisconsin. If enough people in the jury believe one person’s word, this is enough to convict the other of a crime. The presumption of innocence is often disregarded and thrown out the window by jurors in cases like these. Do not make the […]

What Should Brian Do?

You have been charged with a sex crime. Those words hit like a ton of bricks. Once the dust settles and you find your way back to your feet, you are left with one important question: what now? Sometimes it’s easier to take a step back and view the situation as an outsider. Instead of […]

What Happens When an Officer Knocks at Your Door?

What are your rights and obligations when a law enforcement officer knocks at your door? Find out the best course of action for protecting your interests while staying on the right side of the law. If you ARE going to speak with police, though, remember that it is a crime to lie to them, while […]

What is the Age of Consent in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin actually has two ages of consent. The first age of consent is 18. Once you turn 18, you can consent to any sexual activity so long as you’re sober, not handicapped and not under the influence of drugs. If you are under 18 but 16 or older, you can legally consent to sexual contact […]

“Get a Warrant”

We agree with Justice Ann Walsh Bradley’s dissent: “Get a warrant. This entire appeal would not exist if law enforcement had simply sought a warrant in the first place.” https://fox11online.com/news/local/state-supreme-court-rules-on-oconto-county-drunk-driving-case-daniel-van-linn-mountain-wisconsin-blood-sample

What is Embezzlement?

Embezzlement refers to a form of white-collar crime in which a person or entity misappropriates the assets entrusted to them. Skimming money from the cash register or moving corporate funds to a personal account are real world examples. https://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/embezzlement.asp#:~:text=Embezzlement%20refers%20to%20a%20form,then%20used%20for%20unintended%20purposes.

Domestic Violence: They Can’t Take it Back

Your spouse or partner’s words cannot save you after a domestic violence arrest. Even if they recant their accusations, your fate will be in the hands of the prosecution. It is crucial to have a proven defense lawyer protecting you from criminal consequences as well as the loss of your right to own and operate […]

What is “White Collar Crime?”

What are white collar crimes? According to the FBI: “Reportedly coined in 1939, the term white-collar crime is now synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and are not dependent on the application or threat of physical force […]