Hurley Burish and Stanton, SC Attorneys at law

SCOTUS Tosses a Bone to the Innocent

By: David E. Saperstein Phone: 608-257-0945 Email: News Flash. An innocent person should not pay restitution for a crime that she legally did not commit. So proclaimed the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Nelson v. Colorado, decided last month.1 Two similar cases were before the Court for review. Shannon Nelson and […]

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Hurley, Burish & Stanton, S.C. – Criminal Law Section 2016 Year in Review

The Criminal Defense attorneys at Hurley, Burish & Stanton, S.C. had numerous successes in 2016 ranging from the dismissal of OWI charges, the dismissal of a negligent homicide charge and two acquittals at jury trials. HBS has attorneys experienced in defending clients in a diverse array of state and federal offenses in administrative, trial and appellate courts. Take […]

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.08 or Higher Doesn’t Mean You’re Guilty

By: Attorney David E. Saperstein Email: Phone: 608-257-0945 If you are wondering whether there is any point in “fighting” a drunk driving charge if your blood or breath test reveal a result of .08 or higher, the answer is quite possibly YES. Thanks to the well-established physiological process known as “alcohol absorption,” even if […]

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Wisconsin Legislature Continues to Tighten OWI Laws

by Attorney David E. Saperstein 608-257-0945 As the ball dropped and champaign glasses clinked this New Year 2017, Wisconsin impaired driving penalties tightened up again. As of January 1, 2017 a number of significant changes to penalties for repeat OWI offenses, enacted by 2015 Wisconsin Act 371, went into effect. The most notable changes, […]

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