By Richard Hart | Published February 26, 2016 | | |
There are different degrees of battery in the state of Wisconsin, ranging from misdemeanors to felonies. In its simplest definition, battery is physically harming another person. If the victim is touched in a matter that is offensive, harmful, painful, or violent, this constitutes as battery. There are different degrees and levels that we will discuss Read MoreRead More
When people think of domestic violence, most often they think of a situation where a partner physically abuses a victim. Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain control over another partner. The relationship can be with a significant other, sibling, child, Read MoreRead More
From 1986 to 2007, seven women were raped and killed by Walter Ellis. He was able to avoid detection by law enforcement because of flawed DNA records, and the victims were prostitutes. These women had multiple samples of DNA on them and drugs in their system. The Breakdown of the false convictions before Walter Ellis Read MoreRead More
The series “Making a Murderer” on Netflix has brought out several issues that defense lawyers deal with on a daily basis. While Steven Avery’s case is very unique there are parts of the case that apply to most criminal investigations. The case highlights how much the judicial system relies on police work with little to Read MoreRead More
Q: What is a divorce?
A: A divorce is the legal termination of marriage. All states require a spouse to identify a legal reason for requesting a divorce when filing the divorce papers with the court. The reasons given when filing are referred to as the grounds for divorce.Read More ›