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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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Can Social Media Impact Your Pending Domestic Violence Case?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | February 1, 2021

Scrolling, commenting, liking, posting, snapping…these are all routinely utilized actions and vocabulary that have insinuated themselves into our daily routines. Despite the fact that social media has been a dominant part of people’s daily routines for years, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the amount of time many spend on social media….
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Not everyone accused of domestic abuse is violent

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 1, 2019

This blog has on several occasions discussed the serious consequences even a first-time offender can face after being accused of domestic abuse or another criminal charge related to domestic violence. There is also a certain stigma associated with getting convicted of or even accused of this sort of crime. Especially with heightened awareness of the…
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Thought-provoking statistics on false domestic violence claims

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | January 18, 2019

As this blog has discussed previously, a Wisconsin resident who is facing a criminal domestic violence allegation is exposed to some serious and long-term consequences, even for a first-time offense. If it is the case that a person really has made a mistake and committed domestic violence, it is understandable that there will be some…
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Other consequences of domestic violence convictions

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | January 4, 2019

A previous post on this blog talked about how an Appleton, Wisconsin, resident might wind up losing custody of his children or even, in some cases, having to settle for supervised visits. As the previous post mentioned, this can happen even if the child was not an alleged victim and did not witness domestic violence….
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Police officer charged with domestic violence offense

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | December 7, 2018

A police detective on the force of Wisconsin’s largest city was reported in jail while prosecutors contemplate filing charges related to a domestic incident with his girlfriend. Police indicated that an internal investigation in to his conduct is also underway. Police described the woman’s injuries as serious. They say they found her at a neighbor’s…
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A domestic violence conviction can affect custody

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

When parents live in two separate households and are trying to raise their children, emotions between them can often run high. They may, for instance, not see eye to eye on things like a visitation schedule or how they should discipline the kids or even what activities the kids should be permitted to participate in….
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What does domestic violence refer to?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | May 11, 2018

This blog recently discussed some options for addressing domestic violence concerns but what is considered domestic violence? Domestic violence refers to violence between family members or household members and can generally refer to any type of partners, though the definition of what is considered domestic violence may vary by state. Criminal charges for domestic violence…
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Wisconsin protective orders and penalties for violating them

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | April 27, 2018

Someone in Appleton, Wisconsin, who gets accused of a crime related to domestic violence will likely also have a restraining order or protective order served on him or her. In addition to requiring the person to stay away from the alleged victim, the order can require the target of the order to do things like…
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