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What are the penalties for bail jumping, driving while revoked 2nd offense and OWI 2nd offense in WI?

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My boyfriend goes to court tomorrow facing charges of bail jumping, driving while revoked 2nd offense and OWI 2nd offense. What kind of penalties/sentencing is he potentially facing? This is in WI.

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  1. He should speak to a qualifed Criminal Defense Attorney in WI immediately.


  2. There's not enough information provided to answer this question. For example, bail jumping can be a felony or misdemeanor depending upon the charge a person was on bail for at the time of the bail violation. Your boyfriend should have been provided with a criminal complaint on all criminal charges and that document will detail the maximum penalties for each charged offense.


  3. The criminal complaint will have the potential penalties. Your boyfriend needs a lawyer, now. He also needs to stop driving until it is legal for him to do so or things will compound. He is facing over a year in jail for potential penalties, the actual penalty will likely be less than the maximum possible.

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