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Why a Hasty Decision to Hire a Defense Attorney Can Come Back to Haunt You

March 19, 2020


When you're charged with an
OWI offense, whether it be a first offense, a subsequent criminal OWI, or any other criminal offense, it's natural to feel anxious, scared, and unsure of what to do.

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Class A Felony in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses & Next Steps

February 7, 2020

 

 

 

According to Wisconsin law, a felony is a crime whose punishment could potentially result in a jail term of one year or longer. Crimes that fall within this category are assigned sentences within the Wisconsin State Prison System rather than in a county jail.

Within the broad category of felonies, crimes are further divided into a series of nine classes delineated by alphabetical titles, A through I.

Class A felonies represent the most severe punishments given in Wisconsin. Penalties include a lifetime sentence with further stipulations for repeat offenders and those with specific criminal records.

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Class B Felony in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses, & Next Steps

December 18, 2019

According to Wisconsin law, a felony is a crime whose punishment could potentially result in a jail term of one year or longer. Crimes that fall within this category are assigned sentences within the Wisconsin State Prison System rather than in a county jail.

Within the broad category of felonies, crimes are further divided into a series of nine classes delineated by alphabetical titles, A through I. 

Class B felonies represent the second most severe punishments given in Wisconsin, with a sentence of up to 60 years in state prison

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Class D Felony in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses, & Next Steps

November 21, 2019

According to Wisconsin law, a felony is a crime whose punishment could potentially result in a jail term of one year or longer. Crimes that fall within this category are assigned sentences within the Wisconsin State Prison System rather than in county jail.

Within the broad category of felonies, crimes are further divided into a series of nine classes delineated by alphabetical titles, A through I.

Class D felonies are moderately severe charges, involving penalties such as prison time and heavy fines.

Read More: Wisconsin Felony Classes: A Quick Guide

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Class E Felony in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses, & Next Steps

November 8, 2019

 



According to Wisconsin law, a felony is a crime whose punishment could potentially result in a jail term of one year or longer. Crimes that fall within this category are assigned sentences within the Wisconsin State Prison System rather than in a county jail.

Within the broad category of felonies, crimes are further divided into a series of nine classes delineated by alphabetical titles, A through I.

Class E felonies are moderately severe charges, involving penalties such as prison time and heavy fines.

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Class I Felony in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses & Next Steps

July 12, 2019


When a person hears the word "felony," many different ideas come to mind, and often the assumption is that they have committed, or have been accused of, a very severe crime.

But in Wisconsin, the state legislature has classified nine different classes of felonies, from Class A, the most serious to class I. Depending on what a defendant is convicted of, sentencing for these crimes can be as severe as life imprisonment for a Class A felony to a fine of up to $10,000 for a class I felony and/or up to 3 1/2 years in prison.

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Class C Felony in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses & Next Steps

May 29, 2019

In Wisconsin, the state legislature has classified nine different classes of felonies, from Class A (the most serious), to class I (the least serious).

Depending on what a defendant is convicted of, sentencing for these crimes can be as severe as life imprisonment for a Class A felony to a fine of up to $10,000 for a class I felony and/or up to 3 1/2 years in prison.

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Felony G in Wisconsin: Penalties, Defenses & Next Steps

May 23, 2019

 

In Wisconsin, all felonies are serious criminal matters that can permanently affect your livelihood and reputation. Wisconsin has classified nine different classes of felonies, from Class A (the most serious) to class I.

Depending on what a defendant is convicted of, sentencing for these crimes can be as severe as life imprisonment for a Class A felony to a fine of up to $10,000 for a class I felony and/or up to 3 1/2 years in prison.

Read on to learn more about Class G felonies in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Felony Classes: A Quick Guide

May 2, 2019


According to Wisconsin law, a felony is a crime whose punishment could potentially result in a jail term of one year or longer. Crimes that fall within this category are assigned sentences within the Wisconsin State Prison System rather than in a county jail.

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Class F Felony in Wisconsin: A Guide to Penalties & Defenses

October 15, 2018


In Wisconsin, felonies are divided into nine different classes, from Class A, the most serious, to class I.

Here, we'll focus on Class F felonies in Wisconsin. Specifically, we'll explain what a Class F felony is, common examples of Class F felony charges in Wisconsin, the possible penalties for Class F felonies in Wisconsin, and possible defenses for those charges.

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