De Pere, WI asked in Real Estate Law for Wisconsin

Q: It sold at the sheriff sale. I was moving over holidays went to visit family came back, locks changed missing items help

My house sold in sheriff sale. I was in the proccess of moving over the holidays when I went to visit family. When I returned to finish moving the locks had been changed.I wasn't served a evection notice, and there was a foreclosure and evection moratorium for the holidays. I am still paying the ultilies. I just today was allowed back in to find several vaulable items missing. What are my options? They took possesion from what I can tell without following any legal proccess. Either the real estate agent handling it stole or gave away some of my belongings.

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Maxwell Charles Livingston Esq.
Maxwell Charles Livingston Esq.
Answered
  • Albany, CA
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: You have a right to notice before foreclosure. If notice was not given, the agent converted your property (meaning you would have a right to the property or its full market value).

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