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Due Process Violation

Jason Linsmeyer, pro se, appeals an order of the Dodge County Circuit Court that denied Linsmeyer’s motion to enforce a physical placement order and ordered Linsmeyer to pay his former spouse, Angela Miller, child support from Linsmeyer’s prison release account.

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Involuntary Commitment

I.R.T. appeals from an order of the circuit court extending his involuntary commitment. I.R.T. argues that Waukesha County (the County) failed to establish that he is dangerous pursuant to WIS. STAT. § 51.20(1)(a), (am), and that the circuit court’s recommitment order erroneously relied on hearsay evidence.

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OWI – Motion to Suppress – Refusal of Breath Test

Jack Ray Zimmerman, Jr., appeals from an order denying his motion to dismiss the complaint and revoking his operating privileges based upon his refusal to submit to a breath test following his arrest for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), third offense.

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Involuntary Commitment

E.J.W.’s involuntary commitment was extended pursuant to an eight-month stipulation he and Waukesha County entered into after the circuit court denied his demand for a jury trial as untimely.

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Brady Violation

Daryise L. Earl appeals pro se from the order denying his most recent WIS. STAT. § 974.06 (2017-18) motion.

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Contract – Forum-selection Clause

Consensus Construction & Consulting, Inc., appeals a money judgment in favor of Jones Sign Co., Inc. Consensus asserts the circuit court erred by refusing to enforce a forum selection clause contained in the parties’ contract identifying the courts of South Carolina as the proper place to litigate disputes under the contract.

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Damages

Superior Restaurant Company, LLC, appeals judgments, entered following a jury’s verdict in a case involving a failed restaurant venture.

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) and Attorney Guy Norman Maras have filed a stipulation pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.12 that Attorney Maras' license to practice law in Wisconsin should be suspended for a period of six months, as discipline reciprocal to that imposed by the Supreme Court of Illinois.

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

We review the stipulation filed by the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) and Attorney Coral Dawn Pleas pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.12.

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) and Attorney Jean M. Robinson have filed a stipulation pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.12 that Attorney Robinson's license to practice law in Wisconsin should be suspended for a period of 18 months, as discipline reciprocal to that imposed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

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Involuntary Commitment – Sufficiency of Evidence

E.R.R. appeals orders of the Portage County Circuit Court extending his involuntary commitment and requiring E.R.R. to undergo treatment and take prescribed medication pursuant to WIS. STAT. ch. 51. E.R.R. contends that, in regard to the extension of the involuntary commitment, Portage County failed to establish by clear and convincing evidence that he is “dangerous,” as required by WIS. STAT. § 51.20(1)(a)2., (1)(am), and (13)(e) and (g)3.

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Unlawful Seizure – Reasonable Suspicion

The State appeals a circuit court order granting Marc Schiel’s motion to suppress evidence of Schiel’s intoxication on grounds that it was derived from an unlawful seizure, unsupported by reasonable suspicion.

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Court Error – Child Support

Jill Flansburg appeals an order reducing the monthly child support obligation owed by her former husband, William Mencel, Jr. Flansburg argues the circuit court erred by reducing Mencel’s child support obligation based upon a reduction in Mencel’s income.

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Court Order – Contempt of Court

Gary and Sandra Kramschuster appeal the order of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court finding that Ted Vallejos purged an order of contempt by making efforts to have his child psychologically evaluated.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Michael Demars appeals from a judgment convicting him of two counts of possession of child pornography and from an order denying his postconviction motion.

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