Is the crime of battery a misdemeanor or felony?

Most people think of assault and battery as the same crime, but the two ideas are different. Assault is a threat which creates apprehension of harm, while battery is the actual physical act that does harm someone. Under Wisconsin law, battery is an intentional act of causing injury to another person. Whether battery is considered […]

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Criminal Defense: If It’s Good Enough For The Rich & Famous . . .

Even the famous need a lawyer. Continuing the string of high-profile football players needing criminal defense representation, Packers tight end Andrew Quarless has now been charged with a misdemeanor for discharging a firearm in public. He joins De’Andre Johnson (misdemeanor battery charges for punching a woman in the face) as the most recent football players […]

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Marshfield man freed after pleading no contest to felony murder

Many people currently in relationships in Waukesha may feel as though domestic violence is something that they’ll never have to personally deal with. While that hopefully remains true, those same people may be surprised at how quickly tempers can flare up during an argument and how easily self-control can be lost and violence and criminal […]

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