2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 812. Garnishment.
812.07 Service on garnishee and defendant.
812.07812.07 Service on garnishee and defendant.
812.07(1)(1) Except as provided in s. 812.05 (4), the garnishee summons and complaint shall be served on the garnishee as required for the exercise of personal jurisdiction under ch. 801, and notice of such service in substantial conformity with sub. (4), or a copy of the garnishee summons and complaint, together with the summons in the principal action, shall be served on the principal defendant as required for the exercise of personal jurisdiction under ch. 801, not later than 10 days after service on the garnishee as provided in s. 801.11.
812.07(4)(4) Form of notice.
State of Wisconsin
You are notified that an action has been commenced against you by .... on a claim of $.... and that your property in the hands of .... has been garnisheed to satisfy that claim.
Unless you demand a complaint as provided in the attached summons, or answer the garnishment complaint, a copy of which can be obtained from the undersigned, judgment will be taken against you and your property applied to pay the debt as provided by law.
Dated this .... day of .... .... (year)
Plaintiff by: ....
812.07(5)(5) Unless the notice, or a copy of the garnishee summons and complaint, is served, as provided in this section, the garnishee action shall be dismissed.
812.07 - ANNOT.History: Sup. Ct. Order, 67 Wis. 2d 585, 759, 778 (1975); Stats. 1975 s. 812.07; 1993 a. 80, 213; 1997 a. 250.
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