Green Bay, WI asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Wisconsin

Q: Where do I find jurisdictional rules for civil court less than $5000 case.

Party is trying to dismiss case because they say the contract states that jurisdiction will be in their county (Outagamie County)

Everything occurred in Brown County. Business is located in Outagamie County. All work is in Brown County - What statues cover jurisdictional issues for Civil Court?

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1 Lawyer Answer

William F Sulton Esq.

Answered
  • Waukesha, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: Section 799 of the Wisconsin Statutes governs small claims actions. This is a link to that section: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/799.

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