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Fond du Lac County

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Treatment Information: 

If you are convicted of a drunk driving offense you will be statutorily required to undergo and comply with the findings of an Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse assessment. Fond du Lac County's AODA assessment provider is the Fond du Lac County Department of Community Programs. Contact information for the Fond du Lac County Department of Community Programs is provided below. 

Designated Coordinator: 

Lynn Klapperich 

Fond du Lac County Department of Community Programs 

459 East First Street 

Fond du Lac, WI 54935 

920-929-3500 

Fax: 920-929-3129

 

Assessment Facility Contact: 

Barbara Higgins 

Fond du Lac County Department of Community Programs 

459 East First Street 

Fond du Lac, WI 54935 

920-929-3565 

Fax: 920-929-3129

 

Assessment Charge: 

$260.00 Assessment Fee 

$125.00 Failed Appointment

Additional information regarding the assessment can be found at the following link: Fond du Lac County OWI Assessment.

Huber & Work Release Rules & Information: 

A drunk driving or criminal defense attorney's work does not stop at sentencing. Atty. Skarie will assist you with preparing for and navigating the intricacies of Fond du Lac County's Huber (work release) and Electronic Monitoring programs.

  • Huber Packet: After sentencing the court will order you to complete the “Jail Information
    Packet” immediately and deposit it into the box by the Clerk of Court, 2nd floor of the City/County Building, 160 S. Macy Street. When the Jail receives the Judgment of Conviction (JOC) from the court, the Jail will contact you to schedule a report-in date, which will be within 60 days from the date of sentencing unless otherwise ordered by the judge
    . Additional information regarding Huber release in Fond du Lac County may be found at the following link: Fond du Lac County Sheriff Huber Work Release.

 

  • Huber Release Hours: No exceptions to the (8) eight hours per day unless via judicial authorization, and that includes travel time. 

  • Transfers: Evaluated on a case by case basis; mostly dependent on the approval of the receiving county. Must be ordered on the Judgment of Conviction. 

  • Electronic Monitoring: After your sentencing hearing, the Judge’s Clerk will provide you with paperwork (Jail Information Packet GPS SWRP) to complete. This paperwork is subsequently forwarded to the Jail. The Huber/Work Release Supervisor reviews the information sheet and a determination is made regarding your participation in the program. Additional information regarding the program can be found at the following link: Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Electronic Monitoring Program

Fond du Lac County OWI Sentencing Guidelines: 

Counties in Wisconsin are divided into judicial districts. Fond du Lac County belongs to the 4th Judicial District. Each district maintains OWI Sentencing Guidelines. Sentencing arguments in drunk driving cases are made with consideration to the district's sentencing guidelines. Please click the PDF link to view the 4th Judicial District Sentencing Guidelines

Additional Information

For additional information regarding Fond du Lac County, please contact Atty. Skarie. 

Disclaimer

The information provided solely for general informational purposes, is subject to change, and may not be up to date. Please contact Atty. Skarie or the appropriate agency to confirm the accuracy of the information provided.