Charges and Penalties for Vehicular Homicide Under the Influence

If you are driving under the influence and kill someone, you will not get off the hook just because you “didn’t mean to”. Generally, when this happens the defendant faces felony charges and penalties. Visit the website linked below to find out how much a charge like this could affect your life. https://dui.drivinglaws.org/penalty-for-killing-someone-while-drunk-driving.htm

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What Are Your “Miranda” Rights?

“You have the right to remain silent…”. Yes, you really do! The Supreme Court recognized this right in the 1996 decision Miranda v. Arizona. Suspects are required to be informed of their Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights prior to being interrogated. https://www.aclu.org/other/miranda-rule

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Wrongful Death Verdict Split Among Victims

Stanley Johnson, father of Sesalie Dixon, filed the original wrongful death case against Ware shortly after Dixon’s death in December 2016. Source: https://www.wiscnews.com/bdc/news/local/crime-and-courts/money-to-be-split-in-wrongful-death-suit-against-murderer/article_9da07922-fc24-5acc-a8cb-60e4e24413cf.html

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Fatal Bicycle Accidents

Did you know that the number of preventable deaths from bicycle accidents have increased by 37 percent in the last ten years? Fatal bicycle accidents typically peak in June and throughout the rest of the summer, remaining high through September. If you or a loved one is injured in an accident due to the negligence […]

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Age of Consent in Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, the age of consent is 18 years old. According to the Wisconsin Statutes, “Sexual intercourse with a child age 16 or older” is considered a Class A misdemeanor. Sexual activity with a minor is considered statutory rape, as the Wisconsin statutes dictate that minors are not old enough to consent to sexual activity.  […]

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