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Involved in a multi-car accident? Here’s what you should know

Imagine driving through Milwaukee on your way to work. Usually, your commute is fairly boring. You might spend a few minutes in slow moving traffic during rush hour, but this is usually about as much excitement as you see. But, on this day, another driver was going too fast and the next thing you know, you are in the middle of a multi-car wreck. What happens now? How does the insurance company decide who is at fault for the accident?

What’s the difference between robbery, burglary and theft?

Sometimes, a seemingly small difference between two actions can have huge consequences. When it comes to criminal charges, the difference between a theft charge and a robbery charge might mean a relatively small fine or similar punishment, or serving serious jail time.

You can keep fighting drug charges even in the courtroom

Despite the fact that Wisconsin maintains legal exceptions for medical marijuana, the laws here are still firmly against buying, cultivating, selling and consuming the drug without special permission. While some states may take a more aggressive approach to prosecuting drug crimes, drug charges remain a serious issue for thousands of individuals throughout the country each year.

Don't mistake Wisconsin as a marijuana-friendly state

Many people are anxiously awaiting new additions to the list of states that are decriminalizing marijuana. Wisconsin is not one of the states that has done this yet. In fact, this state still has some fairly harsh penalties when it comes to marijuana-related charges.

How do I fight back if I was illegally searched by police?

Milwaukee is a diverse city with a history and stigma of law enforcement treating certain populations with tactics that are questionable at best. Depending on your racial and economic background, you may find yourself facing very unfair charges, especially when it comes to drug charges.

The difference between assault and battery charges in Wisconsin

Aggravated battery is a criminal charge that has to be fought head-on. You can't think that you can just throw together a defense at the last minute because trying to do this can backfire on you. In these cases, you have to look at the case that the prosecution is going to present so that you can fire back against the accusations.

Did you receive assault charges while defending yourself?

Any time that violence breaks out, there is the possibility of assault charges. Of course, the reality of the matter is that assault charges are often completely unfair and do not address how the altercation at the center of the charges came about.

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