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Where do I get the form I need to give to the court for filing

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Where do I get the form I need to give to the court for filing a lien against someone who
owes me money for completed work and has been notified wiith a certified letter?

RayAnswers : Thanks for your question and good morning.Here are construction lien forms for Wisonsin to allow you to file this in the county where the property is located.
RayAnswers : http://www.zlien.com/mechanics-lien/wisconsin-free-lien-forms/#sthash.GZoLbRHh.AP1fzHzQ.dpbs
RayAnswers : This site would walk you through the process.
RayAnswers : http://www.acumenlegaladvisors.com/legalresources/Mechanics_Lien_Summary_for_Contractors_%20in_%20Wisconsin.pdf
RayAnswers : It is very important that you follow the pre lien notice requirements and steps set out in the reference above.
Customer: Then all I need to do is fill out the form and bring it to the clerk of court with my proof of notice giving him 30 days and I am all set. Correct?
RayAnswers : Yes that would get the construction lien on file and get the process started.You may also want to consider a lawyer locally to help.The lawyer would also seek lawyer fees and costs from the party that owes you money.
RayAnswers : http://www.wisbar.org/forPublic/INeedaLawyer/Pages/LRIS.aspx
RayAnswers : This is lawyer referral service through your state bar and they can help you locate and get low cost consult with a local lawyer.
RayAnswers : I appreciate the chance to assist and chat with you today.I wish you good luck collecting what you are due in this matter.
RayAnswers : Once you get this on file it will cloud title tot he property until paid.
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RayAnswers : You also have the option to sue the party in small claims up to $10k limit.
RayAnswers : Here is reference to that option.
RayAnswers : http://www.wicourts.gov/publications/guides/smallclaimsguide.htm
RayAnswers : This would get you a judgment against the debtor and you could then seek to collect it as well as lien all their real property.
RayAnswers : Thanks again for letting me help you today.It has been my pleasure to do so.
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