What Do I Do After Being Arrested For A Federal Crime?
Navigating the legal system after being arrested for a federal crime can be overwhelming, but it’s important to take action quickly to ensure that your rights are protected to the fullest extent of the law. Federal crimes are typically more serious than state crimes, and they carry heavier penalties. If you have been arrested for […]
AG Garland Ends Federal Cocaine Disparities
This action is important and probably long overdue. However, it does not lessen the seriousness of federal drug charges. Federal court – let alone federal prison – is no picnic. You need a proven advocate if you face drug charges of any kind. https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/16/politics/crack-powder-cocaine-sentencing-disparities/index.html?utm_source=The+Marshall+Project+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0c8fb3baf0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2022_12_19_12_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5e02cdad9d-0c8fb3baf0-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D
What Does the Term Habeas Corpus Mean?
Have you ever heard the term habeas corpus? This term refers to the law protecting Americans from imprisonment without a trial. The term has a pretty remarkable history; click here to learn all about it! https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/habeas_corpus
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The only thing you need to be aware of when accused of domestic violence is that words – yours or your spouses – will not save you now. Save your talking for me and put a strong advocate on your side. Read more here.
How Wisconsin’s Public Defender Shortage May Affect Criminal Cases
Did you know that Wisconsin is experiencing a shortage of public defenders? Hundreds of cases are being delayed each day simply because defendants are waiting for a public defender to take their case. What does this mean for criminal courts and defendants? The Court Several significant criminal cases have been delayed due to the lack of public […]
Wisconsin Law Allows Homeowners to Use Deadly Force Against Intruders
Did you know that Wisconsin law allows homeowners to use deadly force against intruders who forcibly enter their house, car or office? Read this to learn more about the law, including the risks that come from pulling the trigger in such a situation.
Don’t Become a Statistic
Internet sex crime charges have become more common in recent years and are prosecuted aggressively. Click the link below to learn more about online sex crime statistics and get in touch with us to prevent becoming a statistic.
What is “Pillow Talk Privilege”?
Wisconsin law protects spouses from having to testify to incriminating information their spouses tell them in confidence. This is because of something referred to as the “pillow talk” privilege. For example, a wife does not have to testify that her husband confessed to committing a crime. In fact, that husband can prevent this – in […]
What Is the Age of Consent in Wisconsin?
Did you know that Wisconsin actually has two ages of consent? These are the ages of sixteen and eighteen. Continue reading to find out the stipulations of each. Age of Consent: Eighteen If you are eighteen or older, you can consent to any sexual activity if you are sober, not handicapped, or under the influence […]
What Does Consent Look Like?
One of the biggest debates in sex crimes cases: was it consensual? Consent is the agreement between two parties to engage in sexual activity. A party can say no, change their mind at any time, or say yes to certain things and no to others. Consent is a broad topic, but you should know all […]