There are no two ways about it. Driving while under the influence is a bad decision. Not only is it incredibly dangerous to the driver and those in his or her proximity, but it also carries some fairly severe legal consequences. Nonetheless, people continue to drive drunk. Perhaps you’ve even driven while under the influence?... Read More
Just as with most other states, in the state of Wisconsin, disorderly conduct can be difficult to understand. There is a great deal of gray area in the law which can be left to a subjective ruling by a judge. However, there are general guidelines for disorderly conduct in Wisconsin. Understanding these guidelines will help... Read More
When it comes to marijuana possession in the state of Wisconsin, there are two general charges existing. One is simple possession of marijuana. The other is marijuana possession with the intent to distribute. Of the two charges, possession with the intent to distribute is a great deal more serious. But what does his charge entail?... Read More
As in all states in the United States, felony drug possession is a big deal. If law enforcement officials have caught you in possession of illegal drugs, you’re in for an arduous court battle. Of course, the specific illegal drug that you’re in possession of will affect the severity of your punishment. Marijuana possession doesn’t... Read More
Statutory rape is considered to be sexual activity with a person who is not old enough to legally consent. Regardless of which state you live in, statutory rape is a crime. However, not every state considers the same acts to be statutory rape, and not every state punishes statutory rape in the same ways.
While drug possession charges themselves are taken most seriously, drug paraphernalia charges are nothing to scoff at. Like drug possession charges, they can blemish your public record and stifle your credibility when applying for jobs or housing. If you’ve got a drug paraphernalia charge being levied against you, it’s time to lock down and take... Read More
With the invention of texting came the invention of sexting; the activity in which two individuals text sexually explicit photos or messages to each other in order to gain sexual gratification. This activity, when carried out between consenting adults, is completely within the bounds of legal communication. But when carried out between an adult and... Read More
While you are allowed to conceal and carry firearms in some instances in the state of Wisconsin, there are still laws on the books which dicate what you can and can’t do with them. You don’t have carte blanche to do with them what you want. To keep yourself out of legal trouble, it’s important... Read More