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Newly revised Landlord-Tenant Law Forms Available at Wisconsin Legal Blank on April 2 and April 3, 2012.

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Notices, Rental Agreements, Rental Documents, Act 143 (Landlord's Omnibus Law) / Comments

Wisconsin's Landlord Omnibus Law (Act 143) went into effect today - April 1, 2012.  As a result of the new law it was necessary for me to update many of the landlord-tenant law forms that are sold at Wisconisn Legal Blank. As of Monday, April 2, 2012, the following revised forms will be available:1.   Residential Rental Agreement  (Form #19)-  Added language required in order for landlord to be able ...

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Notices Available To Landlords In Residential Tenancies

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Notices / Comments

There are several types of notices that a landlord can serve on a tenant when a landlord wishes to terminate the tenancy or when a tenant commits a breach of their residential rental agreement.  Most of these notices can be used in both periodic tenancies --  like a month to month -- and a lease for term -- like a 12 month lease -- but under different situations.  But there ...

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How To Legally Serve A 5-Day Notice To Pay Rent or Vacate

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Notices / Comments

There are basically 4 ways in which you can legally serve a tenant with a 5-Day Notice To Pay Rent or Vacate.  First, you can personally serve the tenant with the notice.  Second, you can serve them by what I refer to as a "substituted" service.  Third, you can "post and mail" the notice to the tenant.  Fourth, you can serve the tenant via certified or registered mail.Landlords in Wisconsin are legally allowed ...

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