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Domestic Abuse Repeater Statute Explained

There is a provision in the Wisconsin Statutes that can increase your maximum penalty for a domestic abuse related offense.  In this post, criminal defense attorney Benjamin Van Severen explains what a domestic abuse repeater is.  He’ll also explain how the DV-repeater works in concert with other repeater statutes. Domestic Abuse Repeater The DV-repeater statute…

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Verbal Argument Can be Domestic Abuse

I got into a verbal argument with my wife. Why am I being charged with Domestic Abuse? Many clients ask why they are being charged with Domestic Abuse for getting into a verbal argument with their spouse. Basically, the reason is that under Wisconsin Law such conduct can constitute domestic abuse under certain circumstances. Wisconsin,…

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Disorderly Conduct Defense

Disorderly conduct defense attorneys: Meyer Van Severen, S.C. Contact a top Wisconsin criminal defense law firm for representation on this or any other criminal charge.  (414) 270-0202 Meyer Van Severen, S.C. defends disorderly conduct cases. The crime occurs when the defendant engages in violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous, unreasonably loud or otherwise disorderly under circumstances...CONTINUE READING