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Identity Theft & Fraud- How To Protect Yourself

  Each year, approximately 15 million people in the United States experience identity theft. On average, each person loses $3,500, so identity theft is a huge problem. You can define identity theft as the fraudulent use of any information…
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Current Wisconsin Gun Laws

In Wisconsin, any adult over the age of 18 can conceal carry a firearm if it is not prohibited in the area. An individual must be 21 to purchase a firearm. If they buy it at a gun show, then no background check is required. If they buy it from…
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Can Texts and Social Media Postings Be Used As Evidence In Court?

In many cases, text messages and social media posts can be used as evidence. There must be some hurdles cleared, but most judges find that these can be used in their courts. That is particularly true in family courts, where child custody and…
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How A DUI Conviction Affects Your Auto Insurance & Driving Privileges

Wisconsin has some of the strictest driving while intoxicated laws in the nation. If you are pulled over by the police and given a breathalyzer test where your blood alcohol level measures more than 0.08, then you are probably going to get…

What to Consider When Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

If you’ve decided it’s time to divorce, there are many, many things to consider. How will this affect the lives of your children? How are the assets to be divided, does 1 person keep the house; or does the house get sold? These are big considerations,…

First Offence OWI Consequences in Wisconsin

Being guilty of a first offense OWI charge in Wisconsin often means: • A fine between $150 to $300 in addition to significant surcharges and court costs • Suspension of your driver’s license from 6 to 9 months • A mandatory alcohol…
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Can Child Support Orders Be Modified?

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Yes. Child support orders can be changed in instances where there are material changes in circumstances for the supporting parent’s situation since the child support order was issued.  These changes can include, for example: A substantial…
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Legal Services During COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to affect people and businesses throughout Wisconsin and across the globe. As a result, many businesses and individuals will have to address a host of legal issues related to the coronavirus, as well as other legal issues…
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Were You Not Read Your Miranda Rights?

The Fifth Amendment: Your Miranda Rights The Fifth Amendment protects you from making any potentially self-incriminating statements if you are being arrested. If you are under arrest, it is the law that you are to be informed of your Miranda…
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Attorney John Paul Marchan

How to Find The Best Criminal Defense Attorney If you find yourself under arrest for a crime, it’s so important to get the best criminal defense attorney that you can to represent you. All too often public defenders are buried under an unending…