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05/08/2020

The Wisconsin Government has graciously permitted law offices to continue providing services to clients during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our clients have…

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Why you should hire an attorney BEFORE your administrative suspension hearing

05/07/2020

After an arrest for a DUI or OWI, Wisconsin police officers will request a sample of breath or alcohol to test for alcohol or drugs. If that test show…

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Responding to the Covid-19 National Emergency

03/23/2020

Richards & Dimmer, S.C. remains open until or unless the State asks us to close our doors. We welcome new prospective clients and will be ready an…

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You need an attorney at and before your first court appearance!

03/05/2020

Prospective clients regularly ask, "do I need an attorney before the first court appearance?" The short answer is: absolutely. 

Here's why.

First, a…

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Revocation Hearings - Why Having them is Important

02/14/2020

Recently I went to the jail to speak to a client about whether he should "waive" or give up on the revocation of his extended supervision (probation f…

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Body Worn Camera Videos-Why are they important to my defense?

02/07/2020

Most police and sheriff agencies have now equipped their officers with "body worn cameras." These camera are designed to capture the officer's interac…

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OWI Cases: Sometimes the Best Defense is a Good Offense

01/31/2020

The primary line of defense in OWI or DUI cases is identifying factual or legal challenges and having the charge dismissed, or amended. 

Let's set th…

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CHARGES DISMISSED IN COCAINE DELIVERY CASE

07/02/2019

Charges were dismissed in R.B.'s felony drug matter in Racine, after concerns about the Confidential Informant's reliability were challenged in pretri…

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CHARGES DROPPED IN FELONY IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM CASE

05/24/2019

After Attorney Dimmer met with prosecutors, P.A.'s felon in possession of a firearm charge was dismissed in advance of his speedy trial demand (set fo…

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CHARGES DROPPED IN METHAMPHETAMINE POSSESSION CASE

05/03/2019

After raising concerns about statements made by the uncharged co-actor, the State agreed to dismiss felony charges against the client alleging possess…

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CHARGES DROPPED IN ASSAULT CASE

02/12/2019

On February 12, 2019, battery and disorderly conduct charges were dismissed after nearly two years of intense litigation. Attorney Dimmer had filed mo…

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CLIENT ACQUITTED IN WHITE-COLLAR CRIME CASE, JANUARY 2019

Attorney Richards represented the husband in a married couple accused of stealing from a business they co-operated with a friend. After the working re…

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ATTORNEY DIMMER WINS JUVENILE WAIVER HEARING IN BURGLARY CASE

12/18/2018

Attorney Dimmer, armed with mental health records documenting both his juvenile client's longstanding treatment needs as well as his substantial effor…

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DRUNKEN DRIVING HOMICIDE CHARGE OVERTURNED DUE TO IMPROPER BLOOD DRAW

06/25/2018

RACINE — The conviction of a Racine man involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a passenger was overturned last week.

On Tuesday, the…

By Alyssa Mauk, Racine Journal Times

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OWI-4TH DISMISSED AFTER EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CHALLENGE, MARCH 9, 2018

03/09/2018

Attorney Richards' client was arrested for OWI-4th offense, a .30 blood-alcohol-level. He challenged that the officers took the client's blood sample …

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OWI-2ND CLIENT FOUND NOT GUILTY AT JURY TRIAL, DECEMBER 14, 2017

12/14/2017

Attorney Dimmer's client picked up two OWI offenses within 90 days of one another. By the time the client had contacted Richards & Dimmer, the cli…

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OWI FELONY CHARGES DISMISSED ON DEFENDANT'S MOTION, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

09/26/2017

Attorney Dimmer represented a client, charged with an OWI-Causing Great Bodily Harm, after she collided with a motorcycle during a left-hand turn. The…

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A QUESTION OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT AND WARRANTLESS SEARCHES, JULY 25, 2016

07/25/2016

RACINE — It’s been about five months since the Wisconsin Supreme Court rattled privacy advocates by further broadening law enforcement’s ability to …

Courtesy of: Racine Journal Times Cara Spoto

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HOMICIDE BY INTOXICATED DRIVER CHARGES DISMISSED, MARCH 10, 2016

03/10/2016

Attorney Richards was retained to defend a client charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle. The firm hired an accident reconstructi…

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CLIENT ACQUITTED IN HIT-AND-RUN CASE, FEBRUARY 27, 2016

02/27/2016

Family and friends of a Wind Point man hugged each other and wept Friday night when jurors acquitted him of striking a pregnant woman with his vehicle…

Courtesy of: Racine Journal Times Kristen Zambo http://journaltimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/man-acquitted-in-hit-and-run-case/article_77a77c8a-e171-544a-88eb-58518a63cfc7.html

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FALSE STATEMENT IN WARRANT RESULTS IN DISMISSAL OF OWI-3RD, JANUARY 19, 2016

01/19/2016

Attorney Dimmer represented a client, who had a vehicle collision near the Reef Point Brew Pub. Client was arrested and taken into custody. Client was…

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WHITE GETS NEW TRIAL, FEBRUARY 24, 2009

02/24/2009

RACINE - Adrial White's new trial will go forward, without an appeal by the state.

Judge Charles Constantine ordered the new trial for White, 32, aft…

Courtesy of: Racine Journal Times

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HOMICIDE CHARGES AGAINST JAIME ROJAS DISMISSED, DECEMBER 7, 2006

12/07/2006

RACINE - Jaime Rojas told police his wife, Ebodia, killed herself. He said she came out of the bedroom with a 9 mm pistol and shot herself in the head…

Courtesy of: Racine Journal Times

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RACINE INMATE CLEARED OF CHARGES, JUNE 22, 1999

06/22/1999

RACINE - After what prosecutors characterize as serious credibility issues for a key witness in a homicide case, they dropped charges against a Racine…

Courtesy of: Racine Journal Times

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