Accused of Sexual Assault on College Campus

In an earlier blog, we highlighted how sexual assault on college campuses has become a national issue and pressure on colleges and universities to respond is growing, despite their lack of adequate criminal justice resources. Many campuses have enacted new policies to address sexual assault on campus, however some feel the rules are “overwhelmingly stacked… Read More »

Senate Approves Repeal of Handgun Waiting Period

The state Senate approved a repeal of the state’s two-day waiting period for handgun purchases, sending the bill off to the Assembly. Current state law prohibits consumers from taking a handgun from the store until 48 hours after a background check is started – a period that may be extended three additional days under certain… Read More »

Tackling Credit Card Debt and Divorce

Similar to marital assets, marital debts are split during a divorce. Certain types of marital debt however, are not as easily divided and present unexpected problems during a divorce. An experienced divorce attorney will be aware of and knowledgeable about these problems in advance even if you are not. Credit card companies are not bound… Read More »

Wisconsin Divorce Facts

Wisconsin is a “no-fault” divorce state. With this in mind, most divorces are based on the grounds that the parties have irreconcilable differences. Although, ‘fault’ is not used as grounds for a divorce, the court may consider it when determining alimony and property division. When seeking a divorce, the residency requirements dictate that at least… Read More »

Police Seek Culprit Behind Milwaukee Drug Overdoses

Drug deaths hit a record high in 2014, with nearly 250 people dying from drug overdoses of all kinds in Milwaukee County. Heroin accounted for 119 of the fatalities, surpassing the number of car crash fatalities and homicides in the county last year. As heroin-related deaths continue to climb, a disturbing trend has emerged of… Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions on Ignition Interlock Devices

Ignition Interlock Devices, also known as an IID, are required according to Wisconsin Act 100; when a first time OWI offender has a blood alcohol concentration of 0.15 percent or higher, on all repeat OWI offenders, and on all drivers that refuse a breath or blood chemical test at the traffic stop. An ignition interlock… Read More »

Underage Drinking: It’s More Than Just a Citation

Many people consider underage drinking inevitable in today’s peer-pressured, social media fueled culture. However, many underage drinkers and their guardians do not consider the long-term impact that receiving “just a ticket’ for underage drinking can have on their future. Although pleading guilty may seem to be the easiest and least costly method to “put it… Read More »

Wisconsin DUI Arrest – We Can Help

“I remain silent. No searches. I want a lawyer.” Three sentences that may keep you out of trouble at sobriety checkpoints across the nation. An attorney in Florida thinks he may have developed a foolproof way to get through DUI stops. He has created the Fair DUI flyer, which he encourages drivers to display to… Read More »

Wisconsin Sexual Assault on College Campuses

A University of Wisconsin student was arrested over the weekend as a suspect in an October sexual assault case. The suspects DNA was linked to the incident involving a 22-year-old sexual assault victim, who also attends the university. The investigation is ongoing. Sexual assault on college campuses has become a national issue. A recent White… Read More »