2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 178. Uniform partnership law.
178.0113 Filing requirements.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 178.0113 (2017)

178.0113 Filing requirements.

(1) Subject to sub. (1m), to be filed by the department pursuant to this chapter, a record must be received by the department, comply with this chapter, and satisfy all of the following:

(a) The filing of the record must be required or permitted by this chapter.

(b) The record must be physically delivered in written form unless and to the extent the department permits electronic delivery of records.

(c) The words in the record must be in English, and numbers must be in Arabic or Roman numerals, but the name of an entity need not be in English if written in English letters or Arabic or Roman numerals.

(d) The record must be signed by a person authorized or required under this chapter to sign the record.

(e) The record must state the name and capacity, if any, of each individual who signed it, either on behalf of the individual or the person authorized or required to sign the record, but need not contain a seal, attestation, acknowledgment, or verification.

(f) The record must contain the name of the drafter, if required by s. 182.01 (3).

(1m) The department may waive any of the requirements of sub. (1) (a) to (f) if it appears from the face of the document that the document's failure to satisfy the requirement is immaterial.

(2) If law other than this chapter prohibits the disclosure by the department of information contained in a record delivered to the department for filing, the department shall file the record if the record otherwise complies with this chapter but may redact the information.

(3) When a record is delivered to the department for filing, any fee required under this chapter and any fee, interest, or penalty required to be paid to the department must be paid in a manner permitted by the department.

(5) The department may provide forms for filings required or permitted to be made by this chapter and may require their use.

History: 2015 a. 295.

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