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AASEW MEETING: Eviction Court Essentials -- Monday, August 19, 2013

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Evictions, Milwaukee County / Comments

The AASEW's next meeting will be this coming Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7 pm at the Best Western in Brookkfield.The Apartment Association of Southeastern WI welcomes Milwaukee County Circuit Court Commissioner Cedric Cornwall as our main speaker at our August meeting.  With all of the recent law changes in the landlord-tenant law arena, Commissioner Cornwall will speak to the group on the preferred procedures to follow in eviction court ...

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Milwaukee Co. Eviction Court Closure Dates Through End of Year

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Milwaukee County / Comments

Milwaukee County just advised many of us that  Eviction Court (room 400 only) will be closed the following days:- Friday, November 2, 2012- Friday, November 23, 2012- Friday, December 14, 2012- Monday, December 24, 2012- Monday, December 31, 2012 Note:  These closures do NOT apply to Judge Kuhnmuench's courtroom in room 409.

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Milwaukee County Releases Dates That Eviction Court Will Be Closed in 2012

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Milwaukee County / Comments

Milwaukee County recently released all dates that Eviction Court will be closed in 2012.  Most of them are obvious closings for holidays but there are a few that are not holiday-related.So make sure you don't schedule a return date in eviction court for any of these days:May 4, 2012May 28, 2012July 4, 2012September 3, 2012November 2, 2012November 23, 2012December 24, 2012December 25, 2012December 31, 2012

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Revised Small Claims Summons Required To Be Used As of November 1, 2011

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Milwaukee County, Small Claims Court / Comments

In a prior post I explained that the small claims jurisdictional limit was increased from $5,000 to $10,000 as of July 1, 2011.  This change has necessitated a revision to the mandatory small claims summons form that is required to be used when filing an eviction, replevin, and collection actions under $10,000 (as well as arbitrations confirmations and personal injury claims less than $5,000).So far, the Clerk of Courts has been accepting ...

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SMALL CLAIMS BENCH/BAR MEETING: Milwaukee County Gives Clarification Regarding Including Late Fees In 5 Day Notices and Other Issues

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Late Fees, Notices, Milwaukee County / Comments

The Milwaukee County Small Claims court has reinstituted its monthly Bench/Bar meetings.  These meetings allow the Milwaukee County Small Claims Court, including Judge Jane Carroll (presiding small claims judge) and the court commissioners, to come together with attorneys that appear regularly in small claims court, to discuss issues and concerns.The most recent small claims bench/bar meeting was held on Monday, December 6, 2010.  I was able to attend the meeting ...

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