Can An 18 Year Old Date A 16 Year Old In Wisconsin?Birdsall Obear
Wisconsin’s statutory rape laws are clear that it is illegal for anyone 18 years or older to engage in sexual activity with a minor. This includes sexual relationships between individuals with comparatively small age gaps, such as an 18 year old dating a 16 or even 17 year old.
Should Misdemeanor Defendants Waive Their Right To An Attorney?Birdsall Obear
The short answer is no. Despite the designation of misdemeanors as “minor” offenses, a misdemeanor on your criminal record can have majorly negative consequences. Fortunately, theUS Constitution protects your right to legal counsel to help you avoid jail time, fines, and other penalties resulting from a misdemeanor conviction.
They Didn’t Read Me My Rights. Will My Case Be Dismissed?Birdsall Obear
Suspected of a Federal Crime? Keep Quiet.Birdsall Obear
Can an Attorney Defend a Shoplifting Charge?Birdsall Obear
Oh no, have you or someone you care about been charged with shoplifting? Take a deep breath. It is possible to mount a strong defense against shoplifting charges, but you will need to help of a skilled defense attorney.
Continue reading to learn about some of the issues they may address in their defense.