Is DUI a Felony in Wisconsin?

Categories: dwi/owi

DUI felony law

Most people are aware of what’s at stake if they are caught drinking and driving. Besides the dangers associated with drunk drivers, you also face a number of fines and penalties if you end up with a drunk driving charge in Wisconsin. In fact, there’s a chance that your Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge…

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Divorce vs. Annulment: What Do You Qualify For?

Categories: divorce

Divorce vs. Annulment

Divorce is never fun, but sometimes there is another option like annulment, which can make splitting up a little easier. If you are considering divorce or annulment, here’s what you should know about qualifying. What is the Difference Between Divorce and Annulment? First, it’s important to understand the difference between divorce and annulment. A divorce…

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Tips for Late Life Estate Planning

Categories: estate planning

Late Life Estate Planning

In an ideal world, we would all have our life estate planning taken care of when we are in our twenties. As many of us know, this doesn’t always happen, and because life is busy and we often neglect these, life estate planning gets put on the backburner until later in life. Don’t worry though…

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Can You Sue for a Fitness Trainer-Caused Injury?

Categories: personal injury

Fitness Trainer-Caused Injury

No one likes to get injured, especially when you are working out or doing something that’s supposed to be good for your health. Unfortunately, no matter how health-conscious you are, sometimes accidents happen and people do end up hurt. But what happens if you are injured because of your fitness trainer? Suing your fitness trainer…

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Should You Hire an Attorney for Your Real Estate Closing?

Categories: real estate

real estate attorney

Buying property can be stressful and confusing, and although people will tell you to save money and close on your own, it isn’t always the best option. In most cases, it’s best to have an attorney on your side, who represents your best interests, when it comes to closing on your real estate. The Closing…

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When Does a Juvenile Offender Become an Adult Offender?

Categories: criminal defense

Juvenile or Adult Offender

In Wisconsin, there are two primary ways that a juvenile can be charged as an adult in state criminal court. The first is known as the “discretionary waiver.” For certain offenses, either party (the juvenile or the State) can file a petition or the juvenile court can initiate a proceeding to “waive” jurisdiction so that…

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How to Avoid Custody Disputes During Summer Break

Categories: child custody

Custody Dispute

As a separated parent, planning for summer break can present some difficult – though not insurmountable – challenges. To avoid having your summer vacation plans lead to disputes with your former spouse, here are seven tips to keep in mind: 7 Tips for Preventing Disagreements with Your Former Spouse 1. Make Sure You Have a…

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