Nick Passe’s Answers

Nick Passe

La Crosse Litigation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 15
  1. Im Having A Baby And Im 17 But My Baby's Father Is 20 But I Lied About My Age Will They Still Prosecute Him ?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.
    2. Nick Passe
    2 lawyer answers

    It depends on the facts of the situation. If the guy has any kind of other criminal history, the prosecutor may want to pursue him as a dangerous scumbag having sex with kids. If this is an isolated thing and the guy just screwed up in this one way but otherwise seems okay, they might look the other way (especially if he is being an active father or at least paying child support so that the child isn't as much of a drain on government resources.) Or anything in between. I agree with the...

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  2. Do i need to hire a attorney if my wife doesn't want to give me the divorce?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Rebecca Millenbach
    2. Nick Passe
    3. Jane A. Jacobs
    4. Robert Ricci
    5. John Robert Kormanik
    5 lawyer answers

    Hiring an attorney might help facilitate the divorce, especially if there is tension preventing you from communicating effectively with your (soon-to-be) ex. If your ex is refusing to cooperate in reaching an agreement or at least identifying which issues need to go to trial, you can tell the court that and the court will issue an order containing deadlines. If the proceding is or becomes adversarial, I strongly suggest seeing an attorney. Good luck.

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  3. Can a p.o. place a warrant for arrest if you refuse to leave work to come to their office?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Nick Passe
    2. Tajara Dommershausen
    2 lawyer answers

    Trying to be compliant and being compliant are two different things. If he violated any of the terms of probation, he could face a sanction. If the agent is being abusive, your brother should consult with an attorney about whether it would be smart to go over the agent's head to his/her supervisor about the situation. I strongly suggest consulting with an attorney first both because the attorney is likely to be more objective than your brother and because the attorney, if he/she is...

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  4. Are you liable for early termination charges on a cell phone contract if the salesperson lied to get you to sign it.

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Nick Passe
    2. Rixon Charles Rafter III
    2 lawyer answers

    I'm not quite sure what the lie is supposed to have been. It may or may not be true that the manufacturer for your old phone still makes batteries for the old phone, but in any case you could certainly get aftermarket batteries on the internet if nothing else. I have a hard time thinking a judge would back you up in getting you out of the contract without the early termination fee. Depends on the judge, probably.

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  5. Arrested without a warrant?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Nick Passe
    2. Michael R. Cohen
    3. Tajara Dommershausen
    4. Jorge Luis Rodriguez
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with the other answers. If the police had actual or apparrent authority to enter the home, your goose is probably cooked. Hire an attorney ASAP if you have not already done so and have him/her research this point. I hold out little hope based on what you have posted.

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  6. How much time will i get if any?

    Answered 16 days ago.

    1. Nick Passe
    2. Benjamin T. Van Severen
    3. Stephen Walter Sawyer
    4. Kyle R. Davis
    4 lawyer answers

    You need to discuss the case in depth with your attorney and hire a different attorney if you think he's not doing a good job for you. You are potentially looking at up to 3 years and 6 months in the Wisconsin prison system, of which up to 18 months could be ordered as initial confinement time. If you are earning $20,000/year working, you are potentially looking at losing $30,000 in income plus your liberty, plus the damage a felony conviction for a crime of dishonesty would bring you....

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  7. Newly discovered evidence

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Nick Passe
    2. Tajara Dommershausen
    3. John Douglas Lloyd
    3 lawyer answers

    You've asked this question a dozen times or so now. Stop it please. There were some very good answers the first few times you tried. You do not even have new evidence according to what you are describing now. Hire an attorney for an initial consultation and he/she will spell it all out for you.

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  8. I was charged with Owi 17 months ago, shouldn't this be dismissed for failure to prosecute? Does the clock run out for inaction?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Jeffrey J. Szczewski
    2. Nick Passe
    3. Eric P. Pitsch
    4. Jasen Bodie Nielsen
    4 lawyer answers

    I believe the statute of limitations for this offense would be 3 years, so that is the test. Did they file the action within 3 years of the incident? You will want an attorney to argue that point if you have an argument to make and you will want an attorney to represent you on the OWI 1st if you aren't going to be able to argue that point, so hire an attorney ASAP.

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  9. Will my divorce be void?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Nick Passe
    2. Teri M. Nelson
    3. Christopher J. MacGillis
    3 lawyer answers

    No. Even allowing everything you say is true for the sake of argument, your marriage is still valid.

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  10. What does operating w/Pac ( 2nd ) .13 mean? Also what is forf.u ?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. John E. Dobogai III
    2. Nick Passe
    3. William Travis Towe
    3 lawyer answers

    Someone is being accused (or was convicted) of driving with a prohibited alcohol concentration ("PAC"). The person's blood alcohol concentration ("BAC") was .13. Forf.u would mean unclassified forfeiture (meaning it doesn't follow the typical penalty classification for forfeitures.

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