Numerous Legal Substances and Factors Can Cause a False Positive Breathalyzer Test

There is an extensive list of factors and substances that have the ability to affect a breath test, causing a false positive. Examples of such factors and substances include pre-existing medical conditions, medications, mouth alcohol presence, certain foods and vinegar.  If you face an OWI charge, contact Waukesha criminal defense attorney Craig Kuhary. Attorney Craig […]

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Consequences for Repeat OWI Offenses in Wisconsin Become Increasingly Stricter

If you are charged with a repeat OWI offense in Wisconsin, it is has become more important than ever to obtain effective legal counsel to guard your future, freedom, reputation and finances. Over time, OWI laws in Wisconsin have become stricter and the penalties steeper. This year, a bill was signed by Governor Tony Evers, […]

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Are Ignition Interlock Devices Mandatory for an OWI offense in Wisconsin?

Ignition interlock devices (IIDs) are a penalty you could suffer in some OWI convictions in Wisconsin.  IIDs are required under Wisconsin law during your first OWI offense if your BAC (blood alcohol level) is .15 or above, any repeat OWI offense, or if you refuse to chemical testing to determine your BAC level. You must […]

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Waukesha Criminal Defense Attorney Craig M. Kuhary has been Named a 2020 Super Lawyer

Why is being named a Super Lawyer considered such an honor? Super Lawyers selection process is notably accurate and poses as the most reliable third-party source for consumers to identify top lawyers in their state. The accuracy of the selection process is demonstrated by the 2013 patent it received by The United States Patent and […]

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Driving While Under the Influence of Marijuana in Wisconsin

An OWI charge is often associated with alcohol consumption. However, you can also be charged with an OWI for driving under the influence of illegal drugs such as marijuana. In fact, Wisconsin has some of the strictest marijuana tolerance laws while driving in the entire United States.  To put this into perspective, in Wisconsin, you […]

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Wisconsin Receives an F+ Grade for Covid-19 Prevention in Prisons

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Prison Policy Initiative granted an F+ grade to the state of Wisconsin for its COVID-19 prevention practices in prisons. The report in its entirety analyzed each state’s handling of COVID-19 in jails and prisons. Nine states received D grades, while the rest received F grades.  In the report’s analysis of Wisconsin, points […]

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Correctional officer charged with sex crimes for alleged assaults

When it comes to sex crimes, there are a variety of accusations that could manifest. They could include anything from inappropriate touching to unwanted sexual intercourse. With today’s society, media outlets help the news of sex crimes travel rapidly, which has the ability to complicate the entire case for the accused individual. It may even […]

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Could drivers face jail for a first-time DUI?

A first-time DUI is a civil infraction in Wisconsin, the only state that does not criminalize the offense. Enjoying a little too much bubbly and getting behind the wheel may only leave you with a fine if it is the first time you have gotten pulled over for it. Now, however, a handful of lawmakers […]

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Has an OWI arrest jeopardized your Wisconsin CDL?

If your occupation is a trucker or bus driver, the last thing you want is to lose your commercial driver’s license. However, the penalties in Wisconsin for driving under the influence when operating a commercial vehicle are severe and could seriously disrupt your career. Earning your CDL In the state of Wisconsin, anyone who operates […]

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Domestic abuse charges and their effects

People may receive domestic abuse charges in a variety of ways. Over the years, the courts have begun to crack down on such offenses, and those who are convicted may receive stiff penalties. Someone who faces a domestic abuse charge may find it helpful to understand what all it entails. The charge itself, as well as the […]

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