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 »

Drug Possession Misdemeanors Have Rippling Consequences

The recent arrest of Green Bay Packer nose tackle Letroy Guion for felony possession of marijuana and a gun illustrates the seriousness of criminal charges for possessing, sale or delivery of marijuana.  In Wisconsin simple possession for small amounts on a first offense is a misdemeanor with a penalty of up to 6 months incarceration… Read More »

Milwaukee, Wisconsin OWI Holiday Arrests

The New Year is cause for celebration, but be mindful of the drive to and from the party. In an effort to stem drunk driving and related injuries and fatalities, law enforcement in every state and most U.S. cities are cracking down on drunk driving during the holiday season in a campaign called “Drive Sober… Read More »