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Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Wisconsin

By Tajara Dommershausen | September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anyone charged with a criminal offense faces the possibility of incarceration, fines, and lifelong consequences. You should consult a lawyer to fully understand the consequences of a criminal conviction. Anyone charged with a criminal offense, as opposed to a civil offense, faces the possibility of incarceration. Many times, potential clients call to ask whether or […]

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Great Outcomes Don't Just Happen

By Tajara Dommershausen | August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

From the Appleton Post-Crescent. Jill Zettel. Great Outcomes Don’t Just Happen. MENASHA – Three local teachers were honored with the “Great Outcomes Don’t Just Happen” award by Petit and Dommershausen Law Firm. Christa Knepfel, a kindergarten teacher at Janet Berry Elementary School, received the award for Appleton at the elementary level. Ryan Marx, a science teacher at Appleton […]

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Selecting the RIGHT Divorce Attorney

By Tajara Dommershausen | August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Assisting you to ensure you protect yourself and your family while dealing with a divorce. Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney Many times, potential clients call to ask whether or not they need an attorney. Our standard response is that while that is your decision, divorce can have many ramifications for your financial and emotional well-being including dividing assets, […]

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Technology and the Law | Drug Defense

By Tajara Dommershausen | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Drug Defense: Does Technology Affect The Law? Technology changes every single day. These changes have impacts on crimes and investigations. Smart phones have recently introduced pressure-sensitive technology. What can one do with pressure-sensitive technology? Weigh items directly on their smart phone device. What kind of items? Anything. What if any impact does this technological advancement have […]

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Cutting Through the “He Said She Said”: What Hearsay Really Means

By Tajara Dommershausen | April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

I often have clients tell me that a statement in a criminal complaint, a police narrative, or something said in a videotaped interrogation is bogus evidence because it is “just hearsay.”  That may well be the case, but such a statement is an oversimplification. Before diving deeper it is important to understand what hearsay is, […]

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Oshkosh, Alcohol, and Public Intoxication

By PD Blogger | April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The snow is melting in Oshkosh and soon spring will be here— starting the annual season of pub crawls, music festivals…..and the drinking that’s common at these events.  While this is a part of life for many young people and students in the area, here are some things to keep in mind so you can […]

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Arrested in Oshkosh? | Information you need to know

By PD Blogger | April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

MY SON GOT ARRESTED.  WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?              An arrest can be a parent’s or grandparent’s worst nightmare.  Maybe your child or grandchild made a mistake.  Or, even worse, your child or grandchild has been wrongfully accused of some criminal wrongdoing. In the event one of your loved ones faces arrest or is taken into […]

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Subpoenas | Help I've been subpoenaed to court!

By Tajara Dommershausen | April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

If I’m not on Trial, do I need a Lawyer? So you’ve been subpoenaed. Maybe this is for a case where you called the police in the first place because you were a victim or a witness. Maybe this is for a case you where you were a witness months and months ago. You’re not […]

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Do I have to go to mediation? And why do I have to take a parenting class first?

By Tajara Dommershausen | March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

I have had many parents ask me why they have to participate in mediation. They often explain that they have not been able to reach an agreement with their child’s other parent on their own, and therefore mediation just won’t work. What those parents don’t realize, and what I explain to them, is that Wisconsin’s […]

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Like Petit & Dommershausen on Facebook page to help the Oshkosh Area Humane Society!

By Tajara Dommershausen | March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

As March roars in like a baby lion, we are running a charity contest. For every new LIKE on Petit & Dommershausen’s Facebook page in March, Petit & Dommershausen will donate $1 (up to $500) to the Oshkosh Area Humane Society!! Please visit us on Facebook and like our page. Petit & Dommershausen’s Facebook

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