§ 948.01 Definitions
§ 948.015 Other offenses against children
§ 948.02 Sexual assault of a child
§ 948.025 Engaging in repeated acts of sexual assault of the same child
§ 948.03 Physical abuse of a child
§ 948.04 Causing mental harm to a child
§ 948.05 Sexual exploitation of a child
§ 948.051 Trafficking of a child
§ 948.055 Causing a child to view or listen to sexual activity
§ 948.06 Incest with a child
§ 948.07 Child enticement
§ 948.075 Use of a computer to facilitate a child sex crime
§ 948.08 Soliciting a child for prostitution
§ 948.081 Patronizing a child
§ 948.085 Sexual assault of a child placed in substitute care
§ 948.09 Sexual intercourse with a child age 16 or older
§ 948.093 Underage sexual activity
§ 948.095 Sexual assault of a child by a school staff person or a person who works or volunteers with children
§ 948.10 Exposing genitals, pubic area, or intimate parts
§ 948.11 Exposing a child to harmful material or harmful descriptions or narrations
§ 948.12 Possession of child pornography
§ 948.13 Child sex offender working with children
§ 948.14 Registered sex offender and photographing minors
§ 948.20 Abandonment of a child
§ 948.21 Neglecting a child
§ 948.215 Chronic neglect; repeated acts of neglect
§ 948.22 Failure to support
§ 948.23 Concealing or not reporting death of a child; not reporting disappearance of a child
§ 948.24 Unauthorized placement for adoption
§ 948.25 Unauthorized interstate placements of children
§ 948.30 Abduction of another’s child; constructive custody
§ 948.31 Interference with custody by parent or others
§ 948.40 Contributing to the delinquency of a child
§ 948.45 Contributing to truancy
§ 948.50 Strip search by school employee
§ 948.51 Hazing
§ 948.53 Child unattended in child care vehicle
§ 948.55 Leaving or storing a loaded firearm within the reach or easy access of a child
§ 948.60 Possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18
§ 948.605 Gun-free school zones
§ 948.61 Dangerous weapons other than firearms on school premises
§ 948.62 Receiving stolen property from a child
§ 948.63 Receiving property from a child
§ 948.70 Tattooing of children

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 948

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated any state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "adult" means a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Freeway: means a highway with full control of access and with all crossroads separated in grade from the pavements for through traffic. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Highway: includes all public ways and thoroughfares and all bridges upon the same. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated a state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "minor" does not include a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipality: includes cities and villages; it may be construed to include towns. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Nonmarital child: means a child who is neither conceived nor born while his or her parents are lawfully intermarried, who is not adopted and whose parents do not subsequently intermarry under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and energy. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Preceding: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next preceding that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01