As it is in many states, the age of consent is 18 in Wisconsin. This means that individuals under this age are legally unable to consent to sexual activity. But what happens if someone slightly younger than 18 wants to date or have intimate relations with someone a little older than 18? For instance, could […]
Wisconsin laws broadly define sexual assault, with different degrees of sexual assault depending on the seriousness of the charge. Sexual assault may be anything from unwanted sexual touching through another person’s clothing to penetration or rape. If you’ve been accused of rape or sexual assault, you’re likely worried about your future and potential legal consequences […]
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.
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 […]
If you believe that you are under investigation for a sex crime in Wisconsin, you need to find an attorney you can trust. You need somebody who is going to be proactive, step up, contact the investigators, contact the DA, contact social services and basically give you a protective bubble against saying anything that would […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]