According to Wisconsin Act 100, an ignition interlock device is required following an OWI charge, if these circumstances are present: You are a repeat OWI offender If you are a first time OWI offender whose BAC was more than .15 percent If you refused to provide chemical testing In the event of the requirement of […]Read more
What Is National Healthcare Decisions Day?
April 16 marks National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD). The day was created in order to initiate greater public awareness about just how important advance care planning is. Considering your advance care plan wishes can prove emotionally challenging. However, life poses great unpredictability. Advance care planning is an important step to save grief for your loved […]Read more
What Is the Current Situation at the United States Southern Border?
According to an article by rescue.org, “Violence, climate change, rising poverty and COVID-19 are forcing thousands of people from northern Central America and other regions in crisis to flee their homes.” The number of individuals seeking asylum at the southern border has surged. Many of these individuals are unaccompanied minors.Read more
Influence of Social Media on Divorce Cases
Unfortunately, or fortunately, social media largely impacts divorce litigation. Amid COVID-19 especially, individuals are spending more time on social media platforms than ever. Here are some tips on what actions to avoid taking on social media during your divorce case. These tips are important, as the contents of you and your spouse’s social profiles could […]Read more
What Is Wisconsin’s Implied Consent Law?
According to Wisconsin’s implied consent law, upon driving a vehicle, you automatically consent to chemical testing by law enforcement if they suspect you are driving under the influence. If you refuse these tests, you will suffer added penalties. Even if you fail such tests, there are multiple reasons to doubt their accuracy. The breath test machines […]Read more
Record Amount of Unaccompanied Minor Children in Border Patrol Facilities
Bed space in Border Patrol facilities has become scarce, as a record amount of unaccompanied migrant children are in Border Patrol custody. Nearly 170 of the children are younger than 13 years of age, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data. The CBP facilities the unaccompanied minor children have been held in are sometimes […]Read more
Wisconsin Driving Point System
Per the Wisconsin driving point system, each traffic violation results in a certain number of demerit points being added to your driving record. How many points are added is contingent on how serious the offense is. If you get 12 or more points added to your driving record, your license will be suspended. Assuming you […]Read more
How Is Property Divided in a Wisconsin Divorce?
In a Wisconsin divorce, property is divided according to the “community property” theory. “Community property” means that marital assets are split 50/50. During the divorce process, marital property and non-marital property are distinguished from each other. Only marital property is divided. In some cases, the court may deviate from the community property rule. If this […]Read more
Biden Introduces Immigration Plan
President Joe Biden has introduced his proposed immigration legislation, also known as the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, to Congress. The bill would initiate a complete overhaul of the United States immigration system. It would include an eight-year pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, new technology to enhance border security and an increase in the […]Read more
Why It Is Important to Challenge the Results of a Breathalyzer Test
What is residual mouth alcohol? Residual mouth alcohol is alcohol that remains in the mouth after utilization of certain legal sources/substances. Sources that lead to mouth alcohol include but are not limited to chewing tobacco, certain medicines, mouthwash or even dentures. If your breathalyzer test is conducted in too close of a time frame to […]Read more