Two women charged with battery of Wisconsin state Senator

Two Wisconsin women, one a high school social worker and the other a physical therapist, are facing felony battery charges.  The women were involved in a protest which turned violent outside the state Capitol. Senate Democrat was outside the Capitol allegedly filming the protest The 26-year-old social worker approached him, she claims, only to ask […]

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Been in a bar fight? Here’s a look at disorderly conduct charges

ave you had an innocent night of fun turn into some sort of altercation, whether at a bar, club, or other social gathering? These disputes are rather common, and a lot of times alcohol is involved. Although many of these altercations result without anything more than words being exchanged, others end up with the police […]

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Top 4 most common white-collar crimes

White-collar crime is essentially an umbrella term that encompasses different types of criminal offenses. What all these crimes have in common is that the person who commits the offense typically hopes to gain financially from their actions. Generally, these crimes are nonviolent. They often involve deception or complex tactics to gather information or resources. What […]

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Legal consequences of getting into a bar fight in Wisconsin

It’s no secret that alcohol and violent assaults are linked. Sometimes a bar fight can start over something as simple as bumping into somebody or accidentally spilling a drink on them. Bar fights are easy to avoid, but with their extreme nature, they can quickly be more trouble than they are worth. Under Wisconsin’s battery […]

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Embezzlement charges common but can be fought

Wisconsin prosecutors charge suspects with embezzlement more often than many people might guess. This year alone, charges have been filed against the founder of a nonprofit, partners of a casino business, the bookkeeper of a fire department, the house manager of a sorority and many others. CFO Magazine once declared chief financial officer the “most […]

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What happens if you violate your probation terms?

If you are a first-time offender or if you accept a plea agreement, the judge may place you on probation. You may avoid jail time but being on probation means you must adhere to the terms decided by the court. Breaking these terms could lead to more penalties. The court determines these penalties based on […]

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Wisconsin teen faces criminal charges over e-bike

There are few things more nerve-wracking than the prospect of being accused of a crime. While the criminal justice system can be overwhelming to an adult, it can be especially so for a juvenile. Unfortunately, a teen in Wisconsin is now likely wondering about the decisions he must make now that he faces criminal charges. […]

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Wisconsin high school principal charged with embezzlement

Most educators and coaches in Wisconsin are committed to continuing their educations and seeking methods that will help them improve their practices. To do so, they will often attend conferences and clinics that may require them to travel to other parts of the state or country. Unfortunately, one educator’s claim of attending such clinics has […]

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Criminal defense: 3 teens charged in Wisconsin incident

Teenagers in the United States are capable of doing great things. Unfortunately, even the most accomplished teenagers may feel unable to create an adequate criminal defense should they find themselves facing criminal charges. Unfortunately, three teens in Wisconsin are now likely worrying about their legal options following their recent arrest. Police say that they received a […]

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