News report says Wisconsin DUI law has a “loophole”

Our readers in Wisconsin likely know that one of the potential penalties for a drunk driving conviction is a court-order to have an “ignition interlock device” installed in any vehicle the offender might drive, once the person’s driver’s license is re-instated. For those who do not know, an ignition interlock device, or “IID” for short, […]

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A strong defense strategy to drunk driving charges

Anyone who has been charged with drunk driving in Wisconsin will probably become immediately aware of the potential consequences if a conviction occurs. Those consequences, for first-time offenders, will usually include a term of probation supervision, fines and probably a requirement to attend substance abuse counseling. For those who have multiple convictions for drunk driving, […]

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Can you refuse to submit to a breath test in Wisconsin?

No motorist in Wisconsin wants to be pulled over by the police. It can be a very stressful situation, especially if the officer accuses the motorist of drunk driving and requests that the motorist undergo a breath test. People in such situations may wonder if they can refuse to submit to a breath test if […]

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How multiple OWI offenses are viewed by the court

Whether the allegations you or a loved one face for OWI are days apart or decades apart, being accused of OWI more than once changes the process. This is because, if your OWI is tried, a second-time offender is viewed differently for lots of crime allegations, including OWI. Factors related the first OWI offense and […]

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All about OWI charges in Wisconsin

Everybody knows about drunk driving and intoxicated driving. This includes the potential impacts it can have and the fact that it’s illegal. However, many charged with OWI didn’t realize they were over the legal limit, or that their actions would be considered breaking the law. However, ignorance is not a valid defense to OWI. So, […]

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Facing drunk driving charges in Wisconsin

The week of the Fourth of July is often one of the busiest travel periods of the calendar year. Wisconsin residents may notice that more people are on the roads and that they are hauling boats, campers and other recreational cargos to enjoy time outdoors with family and friends. With all of the extra people […]

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