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  • Is it safe to sign a release waiver from a direct sales company?

    I received a waiver from a direct sales company and would like to connect with someone to review the waiver before I sign.

    Tajara’s Answer

    No one can answer this without discussing your situation and reviewing the waiver. Make an appointment with a local attorney to do so.

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  • Can I personally talk to the Judge in my divorce case?

    I want the judge to know that I would like a cash payout verses a 401k payout and I am not sure that my attorney will communicate this properly.

    Tajara’s Answer

    if you have a contested divorce, you will be testifying and can tell the court what you want. If you have a stipulation you get what you agreed to. Normally, the marital estate is equalized and if there are non cash assets they are divided vs making the other side find cash or liquidate an asset to give you cash.

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  • Can my record be expunged?

    I have 4 misdemeanors, 3 disorderly conduct and 1 resisting arrest. They all occurred within a 1 year period about 2 years ago. Can I get this record expunged? I run a business and it has already affected me negatively with clients. If so, how?

    Tajara’s Answer

    Can it maybe...will it? highly unlikely. Sometimes we can get one conviction (maybe a couple from the same day) re-opened and expunged...4 over the course of a year and only 2 years later? Very unlikely to be able to do so in Green Bay. Getting an attorney with a lot of appellate experience and a good relationship with the DA's office is the only possible hope.

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  • My daughter and her boyfriend are both 16 and having sex. Are any laws in Wisconsin being broken?

    I am an old fashioned mom who is not ok with my teen daughter having sex with her also 16 year old boyfriend. Are any laws in my sate of wisconsin on my side in dealing with this?

    Tajara’s Answer

    yes, they are both committing a misdemeanor. it is not legal for either of them to engage in sexual activity with the other. they could both end up on the sex offender registry; however, most prosecutors won't do that it is a possibility.

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  • I was fired because of false allegations against me.

    HR would not listen to my side of the story and told me I was a liar, I have asked for all of the documentation and they will not provide it to me. I told HR that I had reached out to other coworkers for this issue and that I had documentation on...

    Tajara’s Answer

    WI is an at will state you can be fired for any reason and the employer is not required to listen to you. If you are fired based on your gender, race, religion, age etc you might have a claim.

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  • Do I have to appear in court for an outstanding felony warrant in Wisconsin if I live in a different state?

    I was photographed selling heroin to fuel my addiction. I worked with the cops and wore a wire and was told that since I did that my case wouldn't happen. My addiction got farther and I started to use needles. My brother and his fiance gladly took...

    Tajara’s Answer

    yes, you will have to appear but it is far better to appear by yourself than get arrested and dragged across the country in a van after they extradite you!! You can call the public defenders office and see if you can get some help.

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  • Is it legal for a judge to force a defendant to incriminate himself by simulating snorting cocaine?

    Wisconsin case number 2001CF000086. In 2001 a vehicular incident that resulted in the deaths of two women, and the defendant was charged with two counts of Intoxicated Homicide by use of a vehicle in Winnebago County. The defendant was not well ...

    Tajara’s Answer

    This looks like he was found guilty at a trial. At sentencing, guilt has already been established so the judge couldn't force him into "incriminating"himself...he was already found guilty.

    Most of the appellate timelines have long since past. There must be newly found evidence or something for a 974.06 motion to even get before a judge. The defendant will need excellent appellate counsel to even see if there are any remedies remaining.

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