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d. Non-support

State v. John W. Campbell, 2006 WI 99, on certification For Campbell: Charles B. Vetzner, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: Whether a § 948.31 defendant is entitled to raise a common-law privilege defense against the element of “legal custody” by collaterally attacking the court’s custody order as having been procured by fraud. Holding: ¶56      There are good reasons… Read more


Defenses – Inability to Pay – Nonsupport

State v. Christopher M. Clutter, 230 Wis.2d 472, 602 N.W.2d 324 (Ct. App. 1999) For Clutter: Martha K. Askins, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: Whether the nonsupport defense of inability to pay is viable by showing “lack of financial resources alone.” Holding: “(L)ack of financial resources alone is insufficient to demonstrate inability to pay.” Inability to… Read more