2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 782. Habeas corpus.
782.07 Form of writ.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 782.07 (2017)

782.07 Form of writ.

(1) Such writ shall be substantially in the following form:

The state of Wisconsin: To the sheriff, etc. (or A. B.):

You are hereby commanded to have C. D., by you imprisoned and detained, as it is said, together with the time and cause of such imprisonment, (by whatever name the said C. D. shall be called or charged), before [here name the court or judge], at, etc., on, etc. (or immediately after the receipt of the writ), to do and receive what shall then and there be considered concerning the said C. D.

Witness, etc.

(2) Every such writ shall be made returnable forthwith or at a day certain, as the case may require; when not issued by the court shall be endorsed with a certificate that the same has been allowed, with the date of such allowance, signed by the judge allowing the same.

History: 1979 c. 32 s. 59; Stats. 1979 s. 782.07.

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