How to Choose the Right Criminal Defense Attorney for Your Case

May 7, 2024 | Criminal Defense Attorney

Your choice of criminal defense attorney is crucial to your case. Your freedom is literally on the line, and you should leave no stone unturned in defending the charges filed against you. However, you need to decide on a criminal defense attorney relatively early in your case, perhaps even before you have been charged with a crime. You need to reach the right decision for you in a short amount of time. There are numerous things that you need to consider before you settle on the attorney who will represent you in your case. The criminal defense attorneys at Hogan Eickhoff are here to provide our expert services whenever you need us.

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Understanding Plea Bargains and Negotiations in Criminal Defense Cases

March 19, 2024 | Criminal Defense Attorney

As a criminal defendant, you may think that your case is going to be decided in court in front of a jury. The hard work in many criminal cases often happens out of court when your criminal defense attorney and the prosecutor sit down to negotiate a plea deal. The attorneys at Hogan Eickhoff provide you with pragmatic legal defense while standing up for you to the prosecutor.

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Facing Violent Crime Charges in Wisconsin: Legal Defense and Outcomes

February 5, 2024 | Criminal Defense Attorney

Violent crimes are almost always charged as felonies. A conviction would lead to a jail sentence, and likely a long one. Violent crime charges are a very serious matter. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend you, and you need to hire one immediately. Your lawyer would help you determine the path forward in your case. The attorneys at Hogan Eickhoff are standing by and ready to help you.

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Navigating Sex Offense Charges in Appleton: Legal Options and Defense Tips

January 9, 2024 | Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing sex offense charges in Appleton, you need to understand the gravity of the situation. You could be subject to a long jail term if you are convicted of the charges against you. There are even things that you do that may make your situation perilously worse. Hiring an attorney early in the process could keep you from making mistakes that can harm your case. Your lawyer could also begin to help you prepare your defense so you are in the best position to deal with the charges that you are facing.

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What to Expect at a Criminal Trial in Wisconsin

November 21, 2023 | Constitution

The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution entitles you to a jury trial in a criminal case. You will have your proverbial “day in court,” where the prosecution will present the evidence against you in the form of witnesses. You will also have the right to put on your own case. Here is what you can expect at a criminal trial in Wisconsin.

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Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Get Charges Dropped in Wisconsin?

October 10, 2023 | Court Hearings

Most criminal cases do not end up at trial. Either the charges are dropped, or the defendant reaches a plea agreement with the prosecutor. Your criminal defense attorney may look for a way to get the charges dropped if it is at all possible. In some cases, the charges are dropped when you successfully fight and stand up for your legal rights. In other cases, the charges may be dropped as part of a deal with the prosecutor.

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Exploring Wisconsin’s Self-Defense Laws in Criminal Cases

August 22, 2023 | Constitution

Kyle Rittenhouse was an 18-year-old man charged with reckless homicide and intentional homicide in the shooting of three men during protests against the shooting of a black man, Jacob Blake, by a white police officer in Kenosha in 2021. Rittenhouse’s defense attorneys argued that Rittenhouse was the person facing danger, with one man trying to attack Rittenhouse with a skateboard and Rittenhouse only defending himself against his would-be attackers.

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Constitutional Rights in Wisconsin Criminal Cases

July 5, 2023 | Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the country, and the first 10 amendments to the Constitution were known as the Bill of Rights. In total, there have been 33 amendments to the Constitution proposed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification, with 27 being ratified by the requisite number of states and becoming part of the Constitution, six being adopted by Congress and sent to the states but not ratified by the required number of states, four still pending, one being closed and failing on its own terms, and one being closed and failing by the terms of the resolution proposing it.

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Understanding the Role of the Prosecutor in a Criminal Case

May 23, 2023 | Criminal Defense Attorney

When conferring with your criminal defense lawyer, you will often hear them speak of what the prosecutor is doing and what they may be thinking. The prosecutor plays a vital role in the criminal justice system, and how they proceed could determine your freedom and future.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Facing Criminal Charges

April 4, 2023 | Court Hearings

What you do once you learn you are being investigated or have been criminally charged can affect the outcome of your case. There is little that you can do on your own to make your situation better. Unfortunately, there are many mistakes that you can make that can make your situation worse. Law enforcement will do everything that they can to win a conviction, and your mistakes can make their life easier. The way to avoid making crucial errors that can muddy your legal situation is to contact an attorney. Your lawyer will advise you about what not to do, and they will deal with the prosecutor on your behalf.

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