What Are the Penalties for an OWI?

The penalty for an OWI in Wisconsin depends largely on whether the person has any prior OWI convictions. With no prior record, an OWI will result in fines, license revocation, and other consequences, but usuall...

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OWI Homicides in Wisconsin

What Is An OWI Homicide? An OWI Homicide, sometimes referred to as vehicular homicide or DUI homicide, is a charge that can be brought against someone in Wisconsin when there is a fatal accident and the dr...

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First-Offense Possession

Heroin possession is not a crime that is taken lightly in Wisconsin. If you are charged with first-offense possession, you face a Class I felony. Possible penalties of first-offense possession include fines of ...

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Wisconsin Identity Theft

The Wisconsin Statutes defines identity theft as intentionally using or attempting to use another individual’s identity or ID documents to: (a) To obtain credit, money, goods, services, employment, or an...

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Wisconsin OWI Conviction Penalties

1st Offense OWI in Wisconsin Wisconsin law forbids the operating of a motor vehicle if you have a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or greater, or if you are showing signs of impairment. If you are requi...

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An End to the “Remain in Mexico” Policy

On January 20, the “remain in Mexico” asylum policy was halted temporarily. However, the policy has now been officially ended.  The “remain in Mexico” policy called for tens of thousands of asylum-...

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First Degree Sexual Assault in Wisconsin

According to Section 940.255(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes, the state must prove the following elements in first degree sexual assault: “Has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with another person without con...

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