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Victim Witness Or Actor Contact Per Wisconsin Statute 941.39

During someone's sentencing for a felony conviction, the court could prohibit the person being sentenced from contacting victim or witness for a specified period. If the conviction in question is a felony, then the penalty for violating that victim-witness contact restriction is also a felony, specifically a Class H felony in Wisconsin.

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The following legal code may be outdated. Grieve Law makes no claims regarding the accuracy of the below. If you are faced with criminal charges you should consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately.

941.39 Victim, Witness, Or Co−Actor Contact

Whoever intentionally violates a court order issued under s. 973.049 (2) is guilty of one of the following:
(1) If the court order results from a conviction for a felony, a Class H felony.
(2) If the court order results from a conviction for a misdemeanor, a Class A misdemeanor.
History: 2005 a. 32; 2011 a. 267.

 

In Wisconsin, how long does a victim witness contact violation charge stay on your record?

The Class H felony for violating a victim-witness contact restriction could result in a $10,000 fine and a permanent listing of the conviction on your Wisconsin record.

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