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You Will Not Want To Miss AASEW's Fourth Annual Landlord Boot Camp on Saturday Feb. 25th

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Tenant Damage, Credit Checks, AASEW, Lead-Based Paint, Fair Housing / Discrimination, Protected Classes, Evictions, Late Fees, Notices, Collections, Emergency Assistance, City of Milwaukee, Screening Tenants, Rental Agreements, Rental Documents, Seminars, Pets, Security Deposit, Milwaukee County, Property Management, Mitigation of Damages / Re-Renting, Untenantability, Execution of Writ, State of Wisconsin, Self-Help Evictions, Right of Entry, Reasonable Modifications, Reasonable Accommodations, Rejecting Rental Applicants, Walkthroughs, De Novo Hearings, Earnest Money, Landlord Liability, Small Claims Court, Holdover Damages, Roommates, Smoke Detectors / Comments

Landlording can be pretty complex, with a seemingly never ending myriad of paperwork, rules, landlord-tenant laws and simple mistakes that can cost you thousands of dollars.The Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin's Fourth Annual “Landlord Boot Camp” can help you navigate these treacherous waters and teach you how to run your properties with greater profit and less hassles.I have given similar landlord-tenant law seminars to fellow attorneys, landlords, and property manager ...

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EXECUTION OF WRIT: Part 2 - The Details

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Milwaukee County, Execution of Writ / Comments

Last week I provided some basic information about what is involved in the execution of a writ of restitution (eviction) and how the process works.  With this week's post I wanted to provide everyone with some additional -- more detailed -- information about the execution process.  I attempted to group these tidbits of info by category.  Much of the information below is specific to Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee County ...

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EXECUTION OF WRIT: Part 1 - The Basics

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Milwaukee County, Execution of Writ / Comments

I have noticed a trend in the last several months of more and more tenants refusing to leave a landlord's rental property even after the landlord has obtained a judgment of eviction against the tenant and been issued a Writ of Restitution ("writ").  As a result of this trend more and more landlords are being forced to go through the process of having the writ executed.  The execution of the writ ...

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