Tag: disorderly conduct

Interfering with fire fighting – Wis. Stat. 941.12

Section 941.12 of the Wisconsin Statutes – Interfering with fire fighting Section 941.12 of the Wisconsin Statutes provides the law addressing interfering with fire fighting.  It says: (1) Whoever intentionally interferes with the proper functioning of a fire alarm system or the lawful efforts of fire fighters to extinguish a fire is guilty of a Class…

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Falsely pulling fire alarm – Wis. Stat. 941.13

Section 941.13 of the Wisconsin Statutes – False alarms Section 941.13 of the Wisconsin Statutes is titled “false alarms.”  Although this title may not match your criminal complaint (and we’ll see that it doesn’t match the jury instructions), this section applies to illegally pulling a fire alarm.  The law says: False alarms. Whoever intentionally gives a…

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Impersonating peace officers, fire fighters, or other emergency personnel – Wis. Stat. 946.70

Impersonating peace officers, fire fighters, or other emergency personnel is a crime in Wisconsin.  Contact Van Severen Law Office, S.C. for help: (414) 270-0202 Impersonating peace officers, fire fighters, or other emergency personnel is a Class A misdemeanor offense in Wisconsin.  If you’re convicted of this offense, the maximum penalty you face is 9 months…

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Simulating legal process defense – Wis. Stat. 946.68

Simulating legal process is a felony in Wisconsin.  Contact Van Severen Law Office at (414) 270-0202 for a free consultation. Simulating legal process is a very specific, rarely charged crime in Wisconsin.  But when it is charged, it’s serious.  Simulating legal process is a felony.  One version of the offense is a Class I felony,…

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Invasion of privacy – looking into a dwelling unit – Wis. Stat. 942.08(2)(d)

Invasion of privacy is a crime when looking into a dwelling of another.  If you’re facing this criminal charge, contact Van Severen Law at (414) 270-0202. Looking into the dwelling of another, in specific circumstances, is one criminal form of invasion of privacy.  And while we consistently hear the phrase “invasion of privacy” thrown around…

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Placing foreign objects in edibles – Wis. Stat. 941.325

Placing foreign objects in edibles is a felony in Wisconsin.  Contact Van Severen Law Office, S.C. to speak with a top criminal defense attorney: (414) 270-0202 The law against placing foreign objects in edibles was first titled “placing foreign objects in candy” when legislators created the law in 1971.  Hysteria surrounding razorblades, drugs, and other…

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Obstructing emergency medical personnel – Wis. Stat. 941.37(3)

Obstructing emergency medical personnel is a crime in Wisconsin.  Contact Van Severen Law Office, S.C. for help: (414) 270-0202 Emergency medical personnel such as EMTs, firefighters, and certain first responders often respond to dangerous and sometimes uncontrolled situations.  Lawmakers in Wisconsin recognized this when creating section 941.37 of the Wisconsin Statutes, which is a criminal…

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Disorderly conduct / battery / violent crime defense

Are you facing battery, disorderly conduct, recklessly endangering safety, or violent crime charges? Van Severen Law Office is a criminal defense law firm focused on helping individuals throughout Wisconsin.  Contact us for a free consultation: (414) 270-0202 Disorderly conduct and battery are two of the most common misdemeanor crimes charged after fights, arguments, and violent…

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Disarming a peace officer defense – Wis. Stat. 941.21

What is disarming a peace officer? Wis. Stat. 941.21 Disarming a peace officer is a relatively simple criminal offense.  It’s defined in section 941.21 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  The law says: Disarming a peace officer. Whoever intentionally disarms a peace officer who is acting in his or her official capacity by taking a dangerous weapon or…

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Election fraud defense attorneys – 12.13(1)(a)

Contact our election fraud defense attorneys immediately at (414) 270-0202 Election fraud is a serious charge in Wisconsin.  Unfortunately we live in a time where certain politicians call the validity of elections into question.  Because of that, the government considers election fraud a very serious offense.  Prosecutors take these charges seriously and frequently prosecute them. …

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