• 01.Felonies
    • Under Wisconsin criminal law, a felony conviction carries with it potential term in the a Wisconsin state prison.

      The following are the penalties for the nine classes of felonies:
      • Class A Felony - life in prison
      • Class B Felony - up to 60 yrs in prison
      • Class C Felony - up to 40 yrs and $100,000
      • Class D Felony - up to 25 yrs and $100,000
      • Class E Felony - up to 15 yrs and $50,000
      • Class F Felony - up to 12 1/2 yrs and $25,000
      • Class G Felony - up to 10 yrs and $25,000
      • Class H Felony - up to 6 yrs and $10,000
      • Class I Felony - up to 3 1/2 yrs and $10,000
      Felony conviction also carry with it a LIFETIME weapons prohibition (not allowed to own OR possess a firearm – not allowed to hunt) and you will no longer be eligible to vote or serve on a jury until your sentence is completed.
  • 02.Misdemeanors
    • A misdemeanor charge carries a potential jail time as opposed to prison.  This means you may be sentenced a county or local jail instead of incarceration in the Wisconsin State Prison System.  Some prosecutors charge a Habitual penalty – repeat offender enhancer, which increases the incarceration portion of the misdemeanor penalty to include a prison sentence of up to two years.

      • Class A Misdemeanor - up to 9 months in prison, files of up to $10,000
      • Class B Misdemeanor - up to 90 days in prison, files of up to $1,000
      • Class C Misdemeanor - up to 30 days in prison, files of up to $500
  • 03.Ordinance violations or municipal citations
    • An ordinance violation or forfeiture is a statute enacted by a county, city, or town.  These are not considered criminal convictions and do not involve an arrest.  Speeding and parking citations are examples of City or County ordinance violations.

      Many others common citations issued are as follows:  Disorderly conduct, retail theft, theft, battery, possession of a controlled substance, speeding and the numerous other traffic violations many of us are familiar with.
  • REDUCED SENTENCE
    • Operating While Intoxicated 2nd [State v. Jason S.]
    • Theft-Business Setting >$10,000 Felony G [State v. David M.]
    • Child Abuse-Intentionally Cause Harm Felony H [State v. Jeffrey H.]
    • Felony Drunk Driving [State v. Brian M.]
    • Bomb Scares Felony I [State v. Mile C.]
    • Manufacture/Deliver THC (>200-1000g) Felony H [State v. Cimarron M.]
    • Possession of Narcotic Drugs-Methadone Felony I [State v. Zach W.]
    • Possession of Narcotic Drugs Felony I [State v. Richard R.]
    • Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Motor Vehicle (Milwaukee County), 2007 [State v. Bryan A.]
    • Burglary-Building or Dwelling Felony F [State v. Kevin H.]
    • Maintain Drug Trafficking Place Felony I [State v. Debra H.]
    • Child Abuse-Intentionally Cause Harm Felony H [State v. Sandra F.]
    • Possession of Child Pornography [United States v. David D.]
    • Burglary-Building or Dwelling Felony F [State v. William L.]
        
  • PROBATION
    • Burglary-Building or Dwelling Felony F [State v. Matthew L.]
    • Armed Robbery with Threat of Force, class C felony Bank Robbery [State v. Chrystal B.]
    • Theft-Movable Property >$2500-$5000 Felony I [State v. Curtis F.]
    • Second Degree Sexual Assault of Child and Child Enticement [State v. Benny C.]
    • Felon Possess Firearm Felony G; Carrying a Concealed Weapon Misdemeanor A [State v. Teri W.]
    • First Degree Reckless Injury, While Armed with a Dangerous Weapon [State v. Christopher G.]
        
  • NOT GUILTY
    • Operate Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated [City of Cudahy v. Faith W.]
    • Substantial Battery [State v. Amjed K.]
    • Delivery of Marijuana [State v. James M.]
    • Battery to Law Enforcement [State v. Scott W.]
    • Domestic Violence Battery and Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct [State v. Corey G.]
    • Felon Possess Firearm Felony G [State v. Christopher D.]
    • Substantial Battery-Intend Subst. Harm Felony D [State v. Ryan A.]
    • Second Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety [State v. Keith H.]
    • Second Degree Sexual Assault (Two Counts) and Burglary [State v. Almamy F.]
    • 3rd Degree Sexual Assault Felony G [State v. Robert M.]
    • Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct [State v. Anthony H.]
    • 3 cts 2nd-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety Felony G [State v. Charles W.]
    • 1st Degree Reckless Injury [State v. Darrell C.]
    • Carry Concealed Weapon [State v. Juanita N.]
    • First Degree Reckless Injury [State v. Tim J.]
    • Operating While Intoxicated 1st (Municipal) [West Allis v. Steve L.]
    • Disorderly Conduct, While Armed [State v. Brian S.]
    • Child Abuse - Termination of Parental Rights [State v. C. M.]
    • Substantial Battery [State v. Howard B.]
    • 2nd Deg. Sex. Assault/Unconscious Victim Felony C [State v. Timothy M.]
        
  • NEW TRIAL AWARDED
    • Kidnapping [State v. Joel R.]
        
  • DISMISSED
    • Possession of Marijuana, Second or Subsequent Offense [State v. Joseph H.]
    • Forfeiture of Motor Vehicle [State v. Jennifer M.]
    • 13 extended supervision violations [Department of Corrections v. Courtney F.]
    • Endanger Safety/Reckless Use of Firearm Felony G [State v. Doumay L.]
    • Substantial Battery-Intend Bodily Harm Felony I [State v. Grant R.]
    • Robbery, Use of Force [State v. Juan T.]
    • Theft By Contractor Felony [State v. Robert R.]
    • Possession of Firearm by Felon Felony G Evidence [State v. Anthony H.]
    • Sexual Assault of a Child Allegation [State v. Aaron E.]
    • Second Degree Sexual Assault of Child (Two Counts) [State v. Andrew H.]
    • Maintain Drug Trafficking Place Felony I [State v. Shaqueena T.]
    • 2nd-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety Felony G [State v. Larry R.]
    • Substantial Battery and False Imprisonment [State v. Kenner B.]
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver [State v. Daniel D.]
    • 2nd Degree Sexual Assault/Use of Force Felony C [State v. Pedro D.]
        
    
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