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First-Offender Program

First-Offender Program

Those who haven’t been in too much trouble with the law, but are facing charges and your legal rights are at stake, the dedicated lawyers at Brehm Law Office may be able to help you avoid conviction. You need an attorney with the experience to vigorously protect your rights.

There is a program in place called ” the first offender” if eligible the defendant, mostly for people who have no previous criminal record or convictions, can enroll in the program and redirect their actions, once they have completed the program, your attorney at Brehm Law Office will make sure the conviction will be kept off your record. These programs vary in every state, some states have stricter guidelines than other states. Some states limit the eligibility of the program to only having a misdemeanor charge, and others will let in those with other less serious violations, as long as there are no violent offenses.

To be eligible for the first offender program in Wisconsin, most always a defendant will have to fit into the guidelines of several requirements. With the exception of a traffic offense, there may not be any convictions, and the prosecution has to agree to the program. Defendants will have to sign a contract committing them to any required classes, counseling, and treatment, the defendants must also make any restitution required of them. The contract will also have timelines for all of these requirements, it could be six months, it could be a year or longer depending on the offense. If the defendant falters on the contract, the original charges will stand.

Your legal matters are in good hands, with over 20 years of experience, our attorneys and support staff at Brehm Law Office are ready to help you, and we have the drive, experience,  and dedication to giving your legal matter the time and attention it requires.  We are committed to our clients.

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