Stiffer penalties are now coming in 2017 for people convicted of Operating While Intoxicated in Appleton, Oshkosh, and throughout Wisconsin. The new law becomes effective, kicks in, on Jan. 1, 2017. The new law makes a fourth OWI offense a felony and will also increases the maximum sentence for fifth and sixth offenses from three years imprisonment to five years imprisonment.
Petit & Dommershausen, S.C. would like to remind our friends and neighbors of the great options available for a safe ride home if you have had too much to drink. Should you or a loved one encounter a legal matter related to OWI, please do not hesitate to contact our firm at 920-739-9900.