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Wisconsin Domestic Violence

Q: Can a domestic violence charge be dropped in Wisconsin?

A: Domestic violence charges in Wisconsin can potentially be dropped, but the decision rests with the prosecution and the court. An experienced attorney can help navigate the legal process and negotiate with the prosecution to seek a reduction or dismissal of charges.

Q: What happens if the alleged victim violates the no-contact order?

A: If the alleged victim violates the no-contact order in Wisconsin, they could face criminal charges for non-compliance. However, it’s important to consult with an attorney to understand the specific circumstances and legal implications.

Q: How does a restraining order work in cases of domestic abuse?

A: A restraining order, or protective order, in cases of domestic abuse is a court order that prohibits the alleged abuser from contacting or approaching the victim. It aims to provide safety for the victim and prevent further incidents of abuse.

Q: What is the difference between harassment injunctions and domestic abuse injunctions?

A: Harassment injunctions apply to cases involving harassing behavior, while domestic abuse injunctions specifically address acts of domestic abuse. Both types of injunctions can lead to restrictions on contact and legal consequences for violations.

Q: What are the penalties for violating a domestic abuse injunction?

A: Violating a domestic abuse injunction in Wisconsin can result in penalties such as fines and imprisonment. The severity of the penalties may vary depending on the nature of the violation and the court’s decision.

Q: Is it possible to challenge allegations of domestic abuse?

A: Yes, it is possible to challenge allegations of domestic abuse in Wisconsin. An experienced attorney can help gather evidence, question witnesses, and present a strong defense to contest the allegations.

Q: Can a domestic violence case go to trial without the victim's testimony?

A: Yes, a domestic violence case can proceed to trial without the victim’s testimony. The prosecution can rely on other evidence, such as recordings, witness statements, and law enforcement observations, to build its case.

Q: Can a plea bargain be reached in a domestic violence case?

A: Yes, plea bargains are common in domestic violence cases in Wisconsin. An attorney can negotiate with the prosecution to reach a plea agreement that may involve reduced charges or penalties, providing a potential alternative to trial.

Q: How can I reduce penalties from domestic violence charges?

A: To reduce penalties from domestic violence charges, it’s crucial to have strong legal representation. Experienced attorneys, like those at Dahlberg Law Offices, can explore legal strategies, negotiate with the prosecution, and advocate for a favorable outcome.

Q: Why should I seek legal assistance from Dahlberg Law Office for my domestic abuse case?

A: Dahlberg Law Office experienced attorneys specialize in domestic abuse cases and are committed to protecting your rights. With a track record of negotiating favorable outcomes and defending clients in court, Dahlberg Law Office offers comprehensive legal assistance tailored to your specific case.

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If you find yourself facing domestic abuse charges in Wisconsin, it’s essential to take immediate action to protect your rights and future. Navigating the complex legal landscape requires the expertise of a skilled criminal defense attorney who understands the intricacies of domestic violence cases.

At Dahlberg Law Offices, we are committed to providing you with exceptional legal support during this challenging time.

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Appleton office

4650 W. Spencer Street, Suite 10
Appleton, WI 54914

Jackson office

N168 W21367 Main Street
Jackson, WI 53037

Wauwatosa office

933 N. Mayfair Road, #304
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Sheboygan office

615 S. 8th Street, Suite 240A
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Hartford office

124 E. Sumner Street
P.O. Box 270468
Hartford, WI 53027-0468

West Bend office

120 N. Main St. Suite 260
West Bend, WI 53095