2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 782. Habeas corpus.
782.12 Service of writ, when complete.
782.12 Service of writ, when complete. Except where service is made under s. 782.10 (3), the service of a writ of habeas corpus is not complete until the party serving the writ tenders to the custodian of the prisoner, if an officer, the fees allowed for bringing up the prisoner, nor unless, when required by the officer, the party shall also give the officer a bond in double the sum for which the prisoner is detained, if detained for a specific sum of money, and if not, then in the sum of $1,000, conditioned that the obligor will pay the charges of carrying back the prisoner if remanded and that the prisoner will not escape, either going to or returning from the place to which taken, and if the prisoner is not in the custody of an officer, and the writ requires that the charges of bringing up the prisoner shall be paid by the petitioner, then until the charges have been tendered to the respondent.