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Example Of Unlawful OWI Stops In Wisconsin

3 Examples of an Unlawful OWI Stop in Wisconsin Did you know that it is possible to have undergone an unlawful OWI stop in Wisconsin? If you have been charged with OWI, you should be aware of this possibility and how it may affect your arrest. What is an Unlawful Arrest? Unlawful arrests happen when an officer arrests someone without having probable cause or without following Wisconsin state laws and procedures. We do see this happen from time to time with OWI cases. In those situations,...

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Ignition Interlock Device | OWI in Wisconsin

Fast Facts About Ignition Interlock Devices in Wisconsin OWI convictions are costly. If convicted, you will pay fines and face penalties. One of the penalties is to install an ignition interlock device (IID) on every vehicle owned by or registered to you. In this post, we cover four common questions about IIDs in Wisconsin. 4 Questions About IIDs in Wisconsin, Answered 1: What Is an Ignition Interlock Device? An ignition interlock device measures your breath-alcohol concentration...

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Wisconsin OWI Laws | Felony vs Misdemeanor OWI

Wisconsin OWI Laws: Felony Vs. Misdemeanor OWI Wisconsin OWI laws carry different fines, penalties, and repercussions depending on whether the crime is classified as a felony vs. misdemeanor OWI. Adding to the confusion, First Offense OWIs are neither. They are typically classified as civil crimes. It is important to understand Wisconsin OWI laws and whether you have been charged with a felony vs. misdemeanor OWI because those convictions can show up on background checks such as those requested...

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Expunged Juvenile Records | Wisconsin Criminal Defense

Expungement of Juvenile Records in Wisconsin Wisconsin juvenile crimes are particularly disturbing. It can be alarming to learn the age of the perpetrator and many people often wonder how the juvenile’s future will play out. They aren’t alone in wondering about this. Doctors, judges, and prosecutors have all wondered how age impacts a juvenile’s actions, particularly now that medical research suggests that the human brain is not fully developed until the age of 25. But even if a defendant’s...

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OWI 2nd Offense in Wisconsin | Wisconsin OWI Attorney

Received an OWI 2nd Offense in Wisconsin? Here’s What to Expect Anyone who receives an OWI 2nd offense in Wisconsin can expect harsher fines and penalties than what they received for their first OWI offense. First OWIs are considered a civil offense in the state, but a second OWI is a criminal offense with no exceptions. It is possible to receive up to 6 months of jail time, fines up to $1,100, and the loss of your driver’s license for 12 months. OWI 2nd Offense Penalties If your first...

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