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If I gave a police officer a statement (while under the influence), when I go to court can I take back something I said?
I overdosed on my prescription medication inside a home and when I gave my statement I told the police that I took my medication before I drove to the house. I actually took my medication when I got to the house but didn't want to get people inside the house in trouble. I didn't even drive but I'm being charged for operating with a controlled substance because I denied a blood test. I have to submit a letter for a hearing within 10 days so I don't lose my license.
You have to request a hearing from the court. Do it now. Also, go and see a local owi defense lawyer. You can try to...
DUI and Background Check for Respite Care Worker
I was convicted of a DUI last year. A friend is looking to have me be a respite care worker for her foster kid. Will I be allowed to offer this service to her or will my DUI prevent this? Thanks for your help!
I am not licensed in Wisconsin, so please take my answer with that in mind. I do not think the State of Wisconsin...
Underage Age Drinking Ticket in an On-Campus Apartment
The other week, I received an underage drinking ticket at our on-campus apartment. Apparently, someone called the police on us for being too loud. Because we are in a campus apartment, noise issues and drinking issues are usually taken up by the R.A.'s and handled by the University, which results in much less consequences and no ticket. And it wasn't even the campus police who came, it was the City of Whitewater cops who came. Because of this situation is there any course of action I can take here to get this ticket removed?
If it was private housing, it is not unusual that City cops responded. (If UW-W PD had responded to a dorm, you still...
Are Wisconsin Non Traffic Citation And Complaint criminal charges?
I received 3 Wisconsin Non Traffic Citation And Complaint's in September for Underage Alcohol, Fail to obey officer, and Disorderly Conduct Objectionable Conduct. I paid these fines. Then in November, my friend got pulled over when I was in the back seat with others we had drank before I left. I eventually got breathalyzed and recieved Minor Alcohol Consumption in Indiana. I need to sign a statement saying I have not been convicted of Criminal charges in the past year to avoid going to trial. Are the Citations I received in Wisconsin Criminal charges, and would it be okay to sign this document?
This is a request for specific legal advice, not a general question, and it is not possible to give an answer you can...
OWI and drivers license question!
So I have an IL license and was convicted of an OWI first offense in WI. The WI DOT suspended my privileges to drive in WI for 6 months. I want to get a WI license before/if IL suspends my license (since they are not apart of the Drivers License Compact). My main concern is applying for jobs after college, may jobs require a "valid" drivers license. So if I obtain a WI license and serve my suspension, after 6 months will I have a valid license in WI even if IL suspends my driving privileges? Also, I heard many stories of "out-of-state" suspensions appearing in the future, can I just report my OWI to IL and begin my suspension for them right away (which is most likely one year) and get it over with? Any advice is much appreciated!!
Why don't you contact attorneys in both states for free initial consultations and ask for the specific legal advice you...
I was convicted of an OWI first offense in Wisconsin. I currently have an Illinois drivers license. Can I get a WI license?
I was convicted of an OWI first offense in Wisconsin. I currently have an Illinois drivers license. My driving privileges in Wisconsin are suspended for six months. Currently my privileges to drive in Illinois are still valid. I do not want to take my chances with the whole "interstate compact agreement" Wisconsin is not currently apart of that agreement, however this information is available to the Illinois SOS on the National Driver Registry (NDR) I know that when/if IL learns about the OWI they will revoke my license for a minimum of 1 year. I currently am eligible to apply for a Wisconsin Drivers License. If I obtain a WI drivers license before IL learns of my conviction will this rid any further suspensions of my driving privileges? No one seems to have a clue about this... HELP!!
You may be able to get a WI license issued, but in the end, it is not likely to do you any good at this late stage of...
Is it possible to get my underage drinking ticket fine lowered if I appear in WI court?
I received a $313 underage drinking ticket. This was my first one ever and I have a clean record of anything else. I was told that this is not a criminal offense and it will just go on my driving record. This is also through the municipal court. I was told by the officer that it doesn't have to stay on my driving record. Should I plead guilty, not guilty, or no contest? (I was breathalyzed, so there was proof). I'm just looking for an answer on how I should go about doing this. Since I have a clean record, it's possible for it to get lowered, right? Is it even possible to get dismissed? I am 19 years old.
You should strongly consider speaking to an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area. You cannot rely on a...