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Wisconsin Department of Justice<BR>
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Wisconsin Department of Justice<br>
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Madison, WI 53707-7857<BR>
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Madison, WI 53707-7857<br>
Phone:608-266-1221<BR>
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==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 16:53, 16 June 2010

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The Wisconsin Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the state of Wisconsin. The attorney general provides legal advice and representation for all state agencies. The office of the attorney general is divided into five main offices: division of legal services, division of management services, division of criminal investigation, division of law enforcement services and office of crime victim services.

The current officeholder is J.B. Van Hollen.

Campaign finance

Main article: Campaign finance requirements for Wisconsin ballot measures

The Wisconsin Attorney General is responsible for criminal prosecutions of the state's campaign finance laws. The first step is to file a complaint with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board[1]. It is up to the Executive Director and the Staff Attorneys on the GAB to determine if there is enough probable cause to move forward any investigation. The Government Accountability Board is responsible for prosecuting all civil violations under the law[1]

Contact information

Wisconsin Department of Justice
P.O. Box 7857
Madison, WI 53707-7857

Phone: 608-266-1221
Fax: 608-267-2779

See also

External links

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