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Wisconsin Disorderly Conduct Charges, Fines, & Penalties

 Committing disorderly conduct is a Class B misdemeanor in Wisconsin and includes fines up to $1000, up to 90 days of jail time, or both. Disorderly conduct in Wisconsin can include violent, abusive, or even unreasonably loud behavior.

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Penalties for Disturbing the Peace in Wisconsin

Disorderly conduct (also known as disturbing the peace or breach of the peace) can refer to violent, indecent, or unreasonably loud behavior. Disorderly conduct is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $1000 and up to 90 days in jail.

While public intoxication is a public health problem rather than a crime, police can take a publicly drunk person into protective custody. On the other hand, committing disorderly conduct in Wisconsin while intoxicated is a crime.

If you are pulled over for an OWI in Wisconsin and things get out of hand, you could be facing both disorderly conduct and drunk driving charges. You need our experienced defense attorneys on your side to get your charges reduced or dropped.

If you, your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or anyone in between has been charged with disorderly conduct in Wisconsin, contact the criminal defense lawyers at Grieve Law. Our highly knowledgable and experienced disorderly conduct lawyers can help get your case dismissed or lessen the penalties you’re facing.

Contact our Milwaukee area disorderly conduct lawyers for a free consultation.

In Wisconsin, how long does a disorderly conduct charge stay on your record?

Disorderly conduct charges in a Wisconsin domestic violence case could mean charges that stay on your record permanently, even if you are not convicted and face fines that reach $1,000.

How to Reduce Penalties of a Disorderly Conduct Charge

If you have recently been charged with disorderly conduct in Wisconsin, it is best to seek out professional help to lessen your penalties. 

Tom Grieve is recognized as a top lawyer in Milwaukee and has recently been inducted into the “Wisconsin Rising Star” category by Super Lawyers (a nationally acclaimed attorney rating organization). Over the years, he has gained respect in courtrooms all over Wisconsin. 

Tom Grieve is a lawyer you can trust. With years of experience representing clients facing disorderly conduct charges, Grieve Law has the knowledge and strategic defenses to get your charges reduced. No criminal defense law firm in Milwaukee can match Grieve Law’s record for getting disorderly conduct charges reduced.  


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