3 Oct 2021

Punishments increase with each subsequent OWI conviction. A Wisconsin Dells man was just sentenced to 7 years in prison for his 12th OWI. Source: https://www.lakegenevanews.net/news/local/crime-and-courts/wisconsin-dells-man-gets-7-years-in-prison-for-12th-owi/article_14a4be7f-43dd-5d78-a18d-945433c91cce.html

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25 Sep 2021

One thing will not change regardless of whether this effort in Congress results in a true path to citizenship for ‘Documented Dreamers’. We will continue to be powerful advocates for immigrants and their families in Wisconsin and beyond. Source:

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14 Jul 2021

You do not have to be driving a car in order to be charged with an OWI in Wisconsin. According to Wisconsin law, if you are “operating” a vehicle under the influence, then can be charged with an OWI. Sitting behind the wheel while your car is running is still considered “operating” a vehicle. If […]

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28 Jun 2021

The Biden administration has announced that more “remain in Mexico” asylum seekers will be able to enter the U.S. to pursue asylum claims. The first of thousands of asylum seekers were admitted last week. This initiative is projected to aid tens of thousands of people.  The “remain in Mexico” policy forced migrants to stay in […]

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21 Jun 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation asserts the existence of Wisconsin’s open container law. This law states that it is illegal to “have an opened container on your person in a motor vehicle on a public highway.” If you wish to transport alcohol beverages that have an opened seal, then you must keep them in the […]

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16 Jun 2021

A special needs trust allows for an individual with a disability to receive assets without becoming ineligible for government benefits such as Medicaid. There are two types of special needs trusts, which include a self-settled special needs trust and a third-party special needs trust. There are intricate guidelines that govern special needs trusts. It is […]

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9 Jun 2021

The policy called for the returning of asylum seekers to Mexico as they awaited their court dates. Immigrant advocates have declared the end of the remain in Mexico policy a “huge victory”. Judy Rabinovitz, American Civil Liberties Union attorney and lead counsel stated, “The forced return policy was cruel, depraved, and illegal, and we are […]

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