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Sexual assault trial starts for Appleton attorney David Dudas

Forty-nine-year-old Appleton, Wisconsin attorney David Dudas, who is from Dale, and who is accused of beating and sexually molesting his wife over the course of a year, faced initial trial proceedings on Monday, April 22.

Dudas’ defense attorney, Andrew Erlandson, said that the couple had been fond of making their sex life colorful, adding that “evidence will show this is unusual sex, but it was consensual”, during his opening statement.

Outagamie County District Attorney Carrie Schneider, for her part, said Dudas’ affinity for violent porn made him rape his wife for a year and forced her to agree to his sexual inclinations under the threat of physical abuse.

Dudas is facing charges of second-degree reckless injury, 14 counts of second-degree sexual assault, first-degree sexual assault, substantial battery, and 12 counts of suffocation, plus misdemeanor battery and intimidation of a witness.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Appleton, it is important that your legal representation come from only the most trustworthy and highly-capable legal teams available. Get in touch with our attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. by calling our offices at 414-271-9595.

Wisconsin man faces extensive criminal charges

James Anderson, 37,  faces charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, false imprisonment, battery, disorderly conduct, kidnapping, intimidating a victim, strangulation, and suffocation as a result of the allegedly violent incident that occurred on September 14.

According police witness Lucas Meyer, Anderson strangled his mother at their Kaukauna, Wisconsin  residence before leading her at gunpoint to their family’s Appleton property, where his father was staying. Meyers indicated that Anderson’s mother had bruises on her neck, back, and hands in addition to facial cuts as well when they came to her aid.

If Anderson is convicted to the fullest extent he could face 123 years in prison.

If you are facing criminal charges, it is essential that you are represented by a  skilled legal professional. Contact the attorneys at  Wisconsin-based Hart Powell, S.C. at 414-271-9595 to find out what we can do to help you.

Texas millionaire facing child sexual abuse charges

A 74-year-old Texas millionaire is facing allegations that he engaged in sexual activities with minors.

Stanley Marsh 3, who prefers the Arabic numeral “3” over the Roman “III,” has been charged with five counts of sexual conduct with a child six counts of child sexual abuse. His accusers, multiple young boys between the ages of 15 and 17, claim that Marsh paid them in exchange for increasingly lewd sexual favors.

In the past, Marsh has been accused of indecency with a child, but there were no charges pressed. He has also been accused of kidnapping and aggravated assault, but had the charges dropped as part of a plea bargain. child sexual abuse defense lawyer

Marsh, a known philanthropist and supporter of arts in his hometown of Amarillo, suffered multiple strokes last year and has been left incapacitated and his wife has been named his legal guardian. His criminal defense attorneys are fighting the charges, claiming that Marsh is not guilty of the accusations.

They question the timing of the charges for these alleged abuses that occurred in 2010. They also shed doubt on the accusers for going to a personal injury attorney years afterwards rather than straight to the police when the incidents occurred. They also believe that the investigation against Marsh is far from complete and that these accusations have arisen to take advantage of his poor health.

Merely being charged with sexual crimes can do a lot to tarnish an individual’s reputation. If you are being charged with a sex crime, you will need an experienced attorney handling your defense. Enlisting the services of a sex crimes lawyer can greatly improve your chances of preserving your reputation.

Four men charged in relation to armed pharmacy robbery

Four young men have been officially charged for their involvement a robbery that occurred last July. They are all 21 years old or younger.

At approximately 1:00 am on July 25th, 2011, one of the men entered an Appleton-area Walgreens. He allegedly handed a note to the clerk demanding prescription pills and was later seen fleeing the store with the drugs in tow.

The men were running a simple operation with two lookouts and one getaway driver. All four are now facing armed robbery charges, with punishments of up to 40 years in prison and $100,000 in fines.

If you are being accused of a crime, it is vitally important to have legal counsel. Contact the armed robbery defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. at (414) 271-9595.