Being accused or convicted of a serious criminal offense, such as homicide, may change a person's life forever. Having a permanent criminal record due to a violent crime conviction could affect a person's reputation in the community and may make it difficult to find future employment. It is important that a defendant accused of a violent crime understands the rights and possible defenses that may apply to the case. Recently, three people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a homicide case.
What is the difference between first and second-degree sexual assault? If a person is convicted of sexual assault, what penalties can that person face? Will that person be required to register on Wisconsin's sex offender registry? Recently, a retired Milwaukee County Board chairman may be asking these and other similar questions after being accused of sexual assault.
Access to the Internet can be found nearly everywhere an individual goes. The Internet makes searches for destinations, restaurants and shopping easy. However, Internet use can also lead to decisions that may change a person's life forever. With greater use and accessibility. also comes the increase of potential internet-related offenses. Recently, a man was charged with offenses related to the possession of child pornography.
When a Wisconsin resident is accused or convicted of a criminal charge, they face consequences that vary according to the severity of the offense. However, the defendant's closest loved ones, their friends and family, may also face some new difficulties due to the defendant's offense. Family members of the defendant may assist their loved one overcome challenges, such as finding a place to live or obtaining employment. The same may be true for those convicted of driving under the influence, as the charges can create significant obstacles.