2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.68 Simulating legal process.


946.68 Simulating legal process.


(1g) In this section, "legal process" includes a subpoena, summons, complaint, warrant, injunction, writ, notice, pleading, order or other document that directs a person to perform or refrain from performing a specified act and compliance with which is enforceable by a court or governmental agency.




(a) Except as provided in pars. (b) and (c), whoever sends or delivers to another any document which simulates legal process is guilty of a Class I felony.


(b) If the document under par. (a) is sent or delivered with intent to induce payment of a claim, the person is guilty of a Class H felony.


(c) If the document under par. (a) simulates any criminal process, the person is guilty of a Class H felony.


(2) Proof that a document specified under sub. (1r) was mailed or was delivered to any person with intent that it be forwarded to the intended recipient is sufficient proof of sending.


(3) This section applies even though the simulating document contains a statement to the effect that it is not legal process.


(4) Violation of this section may be prosecuted in either the county where the document was sent or the county in which it was delivered.

946.68 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 173; 1997 a. 27; 2001 a. 109.

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