Q: How long does a landlord has after judgement been issued for him to return the deposit and prorated rent to me?
I moved out of this house in August 17, 2018. It wasn't until today in court November 27, 2018 where the court found him (the defendent) to pay back my deposit and prorated rent. This included expenses I occurred during this time in August. In my narrative statement. I also requested $3000 in punitive damages because the landlord intentionally did not return all my money owed to me after I moved out August 17, 2018 and commited fraud knowing the property wasn't up to housing code, not ready to rent, and failer to produce additional paperwork tenants signs prior to moving into a property. Can I be compensated under the law knowing he moliously rented this place to me?
A: Landlord has a certain amount of time to appeal the judgment. Assuming he does not appeal you may then try to collect on the judgment. The Wisconsin Court System publishes a pamphlet on the Basic Steps in Collecting on a Judgment for Money. A link to that overview is located at https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/SC-6090V_instructions.pdf?formNumber=SC-6090V&formType=Instructions&formatId=2&language=en
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