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I would like to know the step by step procudure to filing a lawsuite if possible.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Wisconsin

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Police can not assist as its classified as a civil matter.

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Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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How much is your claim? Is defendant in the same state?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'm not sure how much the claim will be for as of right now. I had moved in with a reletive without a lease. I was asked to leave with my things yesterday. I moved just about everything but a few things. I owe him $100 for a cell phone bill that he requested be dropped off at his house in 20 minutes otherwise he was destroying my things including a laptop and a Keurig. When I told him I couldnt drop the money off but he could pick it up from a third party he said fine your time is up good luck getting into my house. When I called the police they said if I wanted my things I needed to take him to court. So really all i want is my things back or money to replace damaged property.
Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 7 months ago
Given amounts involved consider housing court or small claims court. An action is commenced by summons and complaint. Clerk will arrange notice and a hearing. You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way. if I can elaborate on anything, just ask me. Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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