Wisconsin Trespassing Charge Lawyers in Milwaukee & Waukesha
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The jury instructions provide that in Wisconsin, a person charged with criminal trespass to dwelling may be convicted if:
- The defendant intentionally entered the dwelling of another.
- The defendant entered without the consent of someone lawfully upon the premises.
- The defendant entered under circumstances tending to create or provoke a breach of the peace.
- The defendant knew that the entry into the dwelling was made without consent and under circumstances tending to create or provoke a breach of the peace.
Wisconsin JI-Criminal 1437.
* Dwelling means any apartment, room, building, or other structure in which a person makes a home.
* Breach of the peace includes all violations of peace and order. it may consist of an act of violence or an act likely to produce violence. It may consist of profane and abusive language by one toward another. It may consist of acts that put the victim in fear of bodily harm or otherwise disturb or disrupt the peace and sanctity of the home.
Wisconsin Statute 943.14 defines criminal trespass to dwelling as follows:
Whoever intentionally enters the dwelling of another without the consent of some person lawfully upon the premises, under circumstances tending to create or provoke a breach of the peace.
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Criminal trespass to dwelling offenses in Wisconsin are serious misdemeanor crimes. It can be a crime to enter someone's home without their permission and disrupt the peace in Wisconsin. If you are criminally charged in Milwaukee, Waukesha, elsewhere in SE WI with a trespassing offense, you need tough representation. The criminal defense lawyers in Milwaukee and Waukesha, WI at Gamiño Law Offices have experience in various kinds of trespassing offenses, including trespass to dwelling crimes.
Wisconsin Criminal Trespass to Dwelling Charges
Possible sentencing consequences when charged with criminal trespass to dwelling in Milwaukee, Waukesha or elsewhere in Wisconsin
If convicted of criminal trespass to a dwelling in Wisconsin, that is a Class A Misdemeanor which allows for possible penalties including up to 9 months in jail and a fine of up to $10,000.
It is our mission to be the best Wisconsin criminal defense lawyers in Waukesha, Milwaukee, and the area - we guard you, your rights, your reputation, your job, your future, and your freedom! If you have been arrested or charged with a property crime in Milwaukee, WI, or anywhere in Southeastern Wisconsin, call us right away. Any time you are under investigation in Wisconsin for a criminal offense, tell police officers that you wish to speak with an attorney immediately. Early intervention by an experienced Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer makes all the difference in the outcome of a criminal case in Wisconsin.
Not all criminal defense lawyers in Wisconsin have the trial skills and ability to present a compelling case in court or negotiate a favorable plea agreement. At Gamiño Law Offices, our team of accomplished criminal trial and appellate attorneys have an impressive record of winning litigation skills, from pretrial motions to court or jury trials, and appeals. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we have the competent skill and aggressive ability necessary to get the results you need.
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