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“Father” of Miranda Warning Dies at 92

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | February 16, 2022

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one will be appointed for you if you wish.” If you are a fan of police procedural shows such as…
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You May Not Be Aware Of This Domestic Violence Conviction Consequence

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | April 29, 2021

If you are convicted of a crime of domestic violence, then your firearm privileges will be revoked. This is asserted under federal law. Congress has stated that “anyone who attempts or threatens violence against a loved one has demonstrated that he or she poses an unacceptable risk and should be prohibited from possessing firearms.” Several…
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Is Verbal Abuse Considered Domestic Violence in Wisconsin?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | April 22, 2021

Verbal and emotional abuse is more common than physical violence, and is often present in domestic and intimate relationships. While a certain amount of bickering is normal in any relationship, it can easily cross the line into abuse. So, what is verbal abuse and is it considered to be domestic violence in Wisconsin? What is…
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What are some strategies used to reduce the number of OWI offenses in Wisconsin?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | September 29, 2020

It is illegal for a driver to operate a motor vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol level) at or above .08 percent in Wisconsin. If an individual has three or more previous DWI convictions, their illegal BAC while operating a vehicle lower to .02 percent. The looming pandemic has resulted in ridesharing applications such as…
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What is the difference between assault and battery

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | April 21, 2018

While many people string these two terms together into one phrase, the law assigns them distinct meanings. You may face both assault charges and battery charges based on the same incident, but these are two separate crimes. Generally, battery means intentionally using force against another person with the purpose of inflicting physical harm. Assault means intentionally…
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New law permanently revokes licenses after multiple OWI offenses

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | April 13, 2018

Wisconsin ranks among the highest in the nation for state alcohol consumption. But that type of notoriety comes with a new cost. Recently, state lawmakers have passed a new bill that takes specific aim at habitual drunk driving offenders. Repeated DUI or Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offenders face permanent revocation of driver’s licenses after being…
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How to handle an OWI charge

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | January 22, 2018

If you are facing an OWI charge in the Green Bay area, you may be wondering what your next steps are. The mere thought of serving jail time may have you feeling stressed and struggling to sleep at night. You are probably also concerned about how an OWI/DUI charge will affect your job and what…
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Possible impact of domestic abuse charges

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | December 21, 2017

Domestic abuse is a serious and somewhat complex accusation that comes with severe consequences. Just a domestic abuse charge in itself can have a strong impact on the life of the accused. Those who may face domestic abuse charges should understand all that these entail so that they may create a solid defense. There are a few ways that…
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Things to know about Wisconsin’s new OWI laws

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | November 22, 2017

Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence is a dangerous criminal offense, and therefore comes with strict penalties. New Wisconsin laws increase those penalties. If someone faces an OWI charge, it is important to understand all that this entails, including the potentially harsher outcomes that the new legislation has put into place. Different from DUI Some individuals…
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A lower drinking age may be in Wisconsin’s future

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | November 9, 2017

Many Americans have complained of the high drinking age, claiming that adults who can enlist to defend the country should be able to legally enjoy alcoholic beverages. Yet in most places, 21 remains the legal age. However, Wisconsin is looking to change that. It is no surprise, considering that 24/7 Wall St. found Appleton to…
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