Stop and Officer Frisks

Categories: criminal defense

stop and frisk

Stop and frisk procedures have been in the news quite a bit lately, with claims of drivers and pedestrians being stopped and frisked, and being falsely arrested as a result, when they shouldn’t have been. That’s what attorneys say happened to Kavin Nesbit, in State v. Nesbit, while he was walking down I-94 with a…

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Consent to Blood Draw Issues

Categories: dwi/owi

blood

As most people know, the results of a blood draw can make a significant difference in the charges you face at a traffic stop. It’s for this reason that giving consent to the blood draw in the first place can be so important. It is your right as a citizen to either give consent or…

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Can I Protect My Child’s Inheritance During a Divorce?

Categories: divorce

child inheritance

We all want the best for our children. Protecting an inheritance if you or your adult child is going through a divorce could be important if you want to be sure that they have money for college and other important expenses later. Fortunately, in the event of a divorce, inheritances are normally treated the same…

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The Benefits of Hiring a Bankruptcy Attorney

Categories: bankruptcy

bankruptcy

Both businesses and individuals may file for bankruptcy when they are unable to repay their debts. Chapter 7 bankruptcies may require you to sell assets in order to pay your debts, while Chapter 13 bankruptcies may allow you repay according to a structured repayment program. Either way, a bankruptcy attorney can help you navigate this…

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Most Common Reasons for Real Estate Disputes

Categories: real estate

real estate

In today’s market, real estate disputes are more common than ever, which is why it has become increasingly important to have an experienced real estate attorney on your side. Whether you have already purchased real estate or you might in the future, you should be aware of some of the different disputes you could face….

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What Documents Should Every Estate Plan Have?

Categories: estate planning

Estate Planning

Estate planning is an essential part of every personal financial plan, but in order to craft an estate plan that will best serve you and those you leave behind, you need to know what documents to prepare.  Here are three documents you should be prepared to discuss with an experienced estate planning attorney: Will Your…

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Is a DUI Permanent on My Record?

Categories: dwi/owi

dui

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) carries many immediate consequences, including penalties such as driver’s license suspension, fines, probation, jail time, ignition interlock device installation, drug and alcohol classes, or an alcohol home monitoring unit. But there are long-term consequences, as well, and one of those is the effect of the offense on your driving and…

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How Domestic Violence Charges Can Affect Your Divorce

Categories: divorce

domestic violence divorce

Divorce is difficult enough for everyone involved, without adding in domestic violence or other criminal charges. Whether you are the person accused of domestic violence or the victim of abuse, you should know that this is a serious charge that can affect every part of your life, including your divorce proceedings. Domestic Violence Can Affect…

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What You Should Know About Gov. Walker’s New Opioid Bills

Categories: criminal defense

opiods

Opioid addiction is a tremendous problem not just in Wisconsin, but in the entire United States. It was recently revealed that, in an attempt to fight this deadly addiction, Governor Scott Walker had planned to sign 11 new bills. This is important to citizens of Wisconsin in a number of ways, especially considering the increasing…

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