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 […]

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 […]

Embezzlement Requires a Strong Defense

Embezzlement is one of the most commonly charged white collar crimes at the state and federal level. If you have been accused of embezzlement you cannot afford to wait for your case to play out. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer limiting your exposure to harsh penalties such as fines and prison time.

People Can No Longer Sue for Miranda Violations

Under a new Supreme Court ruling, subjects can no longer sue law enforcement for violating their Fifth Amendment rights for not being read the Miranda Rights warning. What does this mean going forward? What Sparked This Change? The Vega v. Tekoh, case sparked the turn of events regarding Miranda. A nursing assistant, Tekoh, faced accusations he sexually assaulted an immobile […]

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 […]

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 […]