Traffic Tickets in Wisconsin

Many assume your first traffic ticket for a moving violation is no big deal. However, it will most likely lead to your insurance rates increasing by 27 percent, for a minimum of 5 years. This means that on average, your auto insurance will increase more than $1,600. If a second offense occurs within 5 years, […]

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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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What Are the Penalties for a First-Time Owi in Wisconsin?

If you are charged with a first-time OWI in Wisconsin, you will be facing fines, a revocation of your license and the requirement of an ignition interlock device if your BAC was .15 or above. If a minor was in the vehicle, you will be facing jail time. View the official Wisconsin Statutes detailing laws […]

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How to Secure a Beneficial Fresh Start Post Divorce

According to a Business Insider article, opinions about divorce in the United States have evolved. It has become clear to many that divorce may be a crucial choice, due to a plethora of reasons. Most of these reasons involve securing your happiness. Despite the benefits and fresh start your divorce may offer, the process is […]

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Statistics Reveal Reality of Prevalence of Fatal Car Crashes

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) website offers statistics detailing the number of fatalities that have resulted from different car crash types. 56 percent of fatal car crashes were frontal impact crashes (7,433), while 23 percent were side impact crashes (3,568). After examining these numbers, it becomes clear that many kinds of car crashes […]

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Department of Justice Ordered to End Reliance on Private Prison Contracts

President Biden signed an executive order calling for a halt to the Department of Justice’s reliance on contracts with private prisons. The order asserts itself as part of Biden’s broader approach to combat racial inequity. Before signing the action, Biden asserted it is crucial for the United States to shift “its whole approach” when it […]

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The Dangers of Winter Driving

During these Wisconsin winter weather months, it is important to be aware of just how dangerous winter conditions can prove when we are behind the wheel. Did you know that each year, there are nearly 2,000 fatal car crashes as a result of icy and snowy conditions? According to AAA, it could take your car […]

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Mental Injuries Caused by a Personal Injury Accident

In a personal injury case, along with physical injuries suffered, mental injuries caused by your accident are relevant as well. As a result of someone else’s negligence, you may suffer from mental illnesses that can significantly decrease your quality of life. These illnesses may include depression, loss of appetite, sleep disturbances or even post-traumatic stress […]

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