2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 54. Guardianships and conservatorships.
54.75 Access to court records.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 54.75 (2017)

54.75 Access to court records. All court records pertinent to the finding of incompetency are closed but subject to access as provided in s. 51.30 or 55.22 or under an order of a court under this chapter. The fact that an individual has been found incompetent and the name of and contact information for the guardian is accessible to any person who demonstrates to the custodian of the records a need for that information.

History: 2005 a. 264 s. 211; 2005 a. 387 s. 471; 2007 a. 45.

Sub. (6) [now this section] requires the closing only of documents filed with the register in probate with respect to ch. 880 [now ch. 54] proceedings. 67 Atty. Gen. 130.

NOTE: The above annotations relate to guardianships under ch. 880, stats., prior to the revision of and renumbering of that chapter to ch. 54 by 2005 Wis. Act 387.

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