§ 768.01 Actions for breach of promise, alienation of affection and criminal conversation abolished
§ 768.02 Purpose
§ 768.03 Unlawful to file or threaten actions barred
§ 768.04 Time for filing actions
§ 768.05 Contracts executed as to such claims barred
§ 768.06 Actions for recovery of property procured by fraud; corroboration required
§ 768.07 Penalty
§ 768.08 Construction

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 768

  • Affirmative action: means specific actions in employment which are designed and taken for the purposes of all of the following:
      (a)    Ensuring equal opportunities. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Agency: means any board, commission, committee, council, or department in state government or a unit thereof created by the constitution or statutes if such board, commission, committee, council, department, unit, or the head thereof, is authorized to appoint subordinate staff by the constitution or statute, except the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, a legislative or judicial board, commission, committee, council, department, or unit thereof or an authority created under subch. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • appointing authority: means the chief administrative officer of an agency unless another person is authorized to appoint subordinate staff in the agency by the constitution or statutes. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Civil service: means all offices and positions of trust or employment in the service of the state, except offices and positions in the organized militia and the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Classified service: means the classified service of the civil service. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Director: means the director of the bureau. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Disabled veteran: means a veteran who has a service-connected disability. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Division: means the division of personnel management in the department of administration. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute containing it takes effect; "hereafter" means the time after the statute containing such word takes effect. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Position: means a group of duties and responsibilities in either the classified or the unclassified divisions of the civil service, which require the services of an employee on a part-time or full-time basis. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Preceding: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next preceding that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Qualified: when applied to any person elected or appointed to office, means that such person has done those things which the person was by law required to do before entering upon the duties of the person's office. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Resident of this state: means a person who, on the date an application under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • state employee: means an employee of an agency. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • veteran: means any of the following:
  •       (a)    A person who served on active duty under honorable conditions in the U. See Wisconsin Statutes 230.03
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01