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Michael C. Witt
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  • Is a case with deferred adjudication for one count, and then a conviction for another count fully eligible to be expunged?

    As part of a plea deal on 2 charges: one a felony and one a misdemeanor, let us say that the felony count was plead guilty, but adjudication was deferred, while the misdemeanor count was adjudicated as guilty with 973.015 on the misdemeanor count ...

    Michael’s Answer

    Technically only convictions can be expunged, but due to the mechanics of CCAP, if they are charged as part of the same case, both may come down from CCAP. If they are charged separately, only the expunged case will. You need to talk to the lawyer who handled this for you.

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  • Can i legally be interogated and arrested from a disturbance hersay call by poilce if im not fully consious to answer questions

    there was a disturbance call about a fight with 3 minors getting beat up and i was blamed beacause i lived with them and they knew me. i got beat up by some people that knew them. i got beat up and i was hospitilized with my right of my face swool...

    Michael’s Answer

    People telling police what they saw is not hearsay. The testimony of witnesses other than police, who are seldom present when crimes occur, is the most common form of evidence relied upon by the courts. If you were not in custody at the time of police questioning, the State's ability to use your statements may still be challenged on voluntariness grounds. Get a lawyer. If you can't afford one, go see the public defender. Today.

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  • I need an injury lawyer

    I got injured at my sister's house fell off a ladder broke my ankle and lost a finger.

    Michael’s Answer

    You're right, you do need to discuss this with a personal injury lawyer, as damages do not liability make. Use the AVVO find a lawyer tool to schedule an appointment with a personal injury lawyer. Good luck.

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  • I recently went swimming in a public pool and was infected with impetigo. Am I able to sue the pool?

    Impetigo is a bacterial infection that is contracted through contact with someone or something that has the bacteria attached to it (ie. the water). I have had multiple doctor appointments and numerous prescription medications. It has caused me a ...

    Michael’s Answer

    Assuming you can establish the asserted causal connection, if you want to be able to sue a government entity you'll need to provide the required statutory notice of claim within 120 days of the incident giving rise to the claim. If that claim is denied, and is legally viable, it also needs to be economically viable, meaning the your damages need to be large enough to justify the time and expense associated with a lawsuit. Consult a personal injury lawyer regarding the filing and service of the required notice. Good luck.

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  • How do I make a vehicle exempt from having to install an ignition interlock device on it?

    I live in WI. and have a occupational license, restrictions are from 12/2013 to 5/2016. I purchased a used vehicle from a private party and wish to title and put plates on the car without having to install an interlock device. How do I do this ? w...

    Michael’s Answer

    If your question is how to disobey the court order, and break the law by driving a vehicle without an IID in it, you can't without risking further criminal prosecution, and no lawyer can advise you how to try.

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  • Husband arrested in wi for 2008 warrant in az. Arrested two weeks ago left wi over a week ago isnt in az yet why? Shd i wrry?

    Talk to wi they dont have him said he was picked up by az. az dont have him. So where is he should i worry it been a long time. Over a week.how long do transfers take

    Michael’s Answer

    While you are understandably worried, it's not time to panic yet. Low bid transport contractors have been known to make multi-state runs, picking up and dropping off prisoners hither and yon. An unpleasant ride like that is one of the risks one takes as a fugitive. A lawyer in AZ may be in a better position to address your concerns. Hopefully he'll surface soon. Good luck.

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  • Should I fire my attorney?

    Five years ago my attorney referred me as well as my case to another attorney to file a federal civil rights lawsuit. I gave the new attorney a $35,000 retainer to begin the case, once the first attorney was finished with the case at the state le...

    Michael’s Answer

    You need to schedule an office conference with the Attorney hired to file the civil lawsuit to review the status of the case. No one online at a free Q & A has enough familiarity with either matter to advise you. If the filing deadline is closing in, don't wait. Schedule a time to meet with your attorney as soon as possible. Good luck.

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  • Forged signature

    My ex- wife forged my signature on a Performance Program Modification Loan form. I’ve requested a copy of the form she forged my signature on from the bank. What legal actions can I take?

    Michael’s Answer

    This is not a criminal defense question. Talk to your divorce lawyer.

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  • How much dobu charge

    Htc with intend to deliver first time getting in trouble .

    Michael’s Answer

    This is a question & answer site, not a law firm. Use the find a lawyer tool or contact the State Bar to find a lawyer near you. http://www.wisbar.org/forPublic/INeedaLawyer/Pages/i-need-a-lawyer.aspx

    Good luck.

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  • What are my rights as a guest at a rooming house??

    My so called girlfriend terminated her lease at this boarding/rooming house back in June of 2015. Her reasons are very confusing because she mentioned how other tenants and guest are very hostile, boisterious, annoying, provoking, etc. Well since ...

    Michael’s Answer

    You likely have no direct rights as tenant, because if I understand you correctly, you never were one. Now that your ex is out, you'll need to try & make arrangements with the landlord to retrieve any property that has not already been disposed of as abandoned when your ex left. Whether it is worth taking your ex to small claims court over for the return or replacement of your belongings depends upon how much the property is worth.

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