Wisconsin Court Case Update

 

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THE TRIAL STARTS FEBRUARY 3, 2020 AT 8:15AM.
WAUKESHA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, WISCONSIN.

Court notes from the last hearing of October 10, 2019:

01:31 PM Defendant David S Scharlat in court with attorney Paul E Bucher. Michele W. Hulgaard and Melissa Zilavy appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Atty. Bucher advises the court of the status of the case and that he is still going through the additional discovery he was provided. Court reviews the case and notes that jury trial dates are set. Court notes that motions were previously filed by defense and still need to be addressed as well court needs to address sending out jury questionnaires. Court will first address the jury questionnaire and due to when the questionnaire would normally go out is close to the holiday the Court will order the jury questionnaire, which was previously completed, go out on December 9th. Court will next address the motions that need to be addressed. Atty. Hulgaard presents statements. Atty. Bucher presents statements. Court will order the following with regards to Notice of Experts: Notice of Experts are to be filed by 11/08/2019; any motions with regards to experts is to be filed by 12/10/2019 and the reply brief, if any, is to be filed by 12/27/2019. Court will also order: Any other motions to be filed by 11/05/2019; response briefs, if any, to be filed by 12/06/2019; reply briefs, if any, to be filed by 12/27/2019. Court will then schedule the matter for a 2.5 hour motion hearing either at 2:00 p.m. on 01/09/2020 OR at 1:30 on 01/10/2020 to address any and all motions. Court will send out notices for the motion hearing date to all parties. Check Case scheduled for October 16, 2019.

PRIOR NEWS OF AUGUST 8, 2019: 02:49 PM Defendant David S Scharlat in court with attorney Paul E Bucher. Michele W. Hulgaard appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Atty. Bucher advises the court of the status of the case; he has gotten through a good portion of the additional discovery he was previously provided but notes he has been provided some new discovery recently. Atty. Hulgaard advises that counsel is in agreement to adjourning for another status date to allow time for defense to complete reviewing the discovery. Court addresses counsel with regards to its calendar and scheduling a new trial date. Court will adjourn for status in about 60 days but advises counsel that at the next court date it will expect to set new trial dates. Status conference scheduled for October 10, 2019 at 01:30 pm.

PRIOR NEWS: Trial is delayed until 2020. Next hearing is August 8, 2019 in Waukesha County Courthouse (WI). Judge Maria Lazar presiding.

PRIOR NEWS: Trial starts Monday, August 5, 2019 at 8:15am, Waukesha County Courthouse (WI). Judge Maria Lazar presiding.

Below are past court comments regarding upcoming trial dates:

09:36 AM Defendant David S Scharlat in court with attorney Paul E Bucher. Michele W. Hulgaard and Melissa Zilavy appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Case called to address jury questionnaires and setting motion and briefing dates. Based on the information provided by the jury coordinator the Court will order that the parties provide the Court with either a joint jury questionnaires OR a letter with their own prospective jury questionnaires if they are not able to agree by 06/10/2019. Atty. Bucher advises he plans to file 3 motions and presents statements. Court discusses with counsel off the record briefing and scheduling dates on motions. Court goes back on the record. Court orders the following: Defense to file all their motions by 6/3/19; State to file their response briefs as well as any incamera documents by 6/24/19; and Defense to file their reply briefs, if any, by 7/5/19. All these motions will be addressed at the motion hearing set for July 12, 2019. State must also provide their expert list, if any, by 5/31/19 and IF defense then will need to file a Daubert motion it must be filed by 6/24/19. Court next addresses number of alternates and stikes for the jury trial as well as motions in limine. Court will also order that if either party plans to file any out of the ordinary motions in limine they must be filed no later than 7/8/19 and will also be addressed at the 7/12/19 motion hearing. Motion hearing scheduled for July 12, 2019 at 01:30 pm.

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