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What is Disorderly Conduct?


As criminal attorneys in Wisconsin, we represent people accused of felonies and misdemeanors.  In this state, disorderly conduct is a minor criminal charge, but a conviction may impact your permanent record, ability to get a job, custody cases, and the ability to rent an apartment or a home. A conviction may also make it illegal for you to possess guns. This makes it important to protect yourself against these charges and a potential conviction.

Disorderly Conduct is a Class B Misdemeanor in Wisconsin

The law provides that one committed disorderly conduct if a person, “in a private or public place, engages in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud or otherwise disorderly conduct under circumstances in which the conduct tends to cause or provoke a disturbance.”

You Will Need to Go to Court

After being charged with disorderly conduct, you may need to appear in either circuit court or municipal court.  To find out which one and how your trial is likely to proceed, call our office.  We will review the circumstances surrounding your charges to determine if there is an opportunity for them to be negotiated down or dropped altogether.  If not, we will discuss a legal strategy for your defense, what is likely to happen in court, and how you should prepare for it.  We will work diligently to gather evidence in order to build a strong case in your defense.

Speak with an Attorney at Eisenberg Law Office

Call our office and schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options.