At J. Kippa Law, LLC, attorney Jeffrey Kippa’s team understands that one mistake should not cost someone their future. With an accessible and compassionate approach, they can discuss the best legal path for you to mitigate drug charges and help the future look bright.
With 30 years combined experience working with drug crimes and prosecutors, Jeffrey Kippa and his team know both sides of the system and how to position a client in the best light. Read our answers to some frequently asked questions below. For answers to questions about specific situations, prospective clients can schedule a free consultation.
Yes. Most drug-related convictions will disqualify you for financial aid or stop any financial aid you are already receiving. This can close the door for many college students.
If your drug crimes have not been sealed or expunged, most employer background checks will find them. Depending on the employer’s policy on misdemeanor and felony crimes, your charges can cost you the job. If asked in an interview or on an application, you must disclose your criminal record.
Programs are in place to help with the growing prescription drug abuse epidemic in Wisconsin. This can include health professionals carefully reviewing your medical records to look for signs of prescription drug abuse.
This law was put in place in the 1980s to convict drug dealers of reckless homicide. If you provide drugs to someone who dies from a drug overdose, you can be charged with reckless homicide and face severe penalties.
This is still illegal in Wisconsin. The laws are changing every year in many states as they decriminalize marijuana use, but Wisconsin is not there yet.