§ 769.201 Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident
§ 769.202 Duration of personal jurisdiction
§ 769.203 Initiating and responding tribunal of this state
§ 769.204 Simultaneous proceedings
§ 769.205 Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support order
§ 769.206 Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order
§ 769.207 Determination of controlling child support order
§ 769.208 Child support orders for 2 or more obligees
§ 769.209 Credit for payments
§ 769.210 Application of act to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction
§ 769.211 Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 769 > Subchapter II - Jurisdiction

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power to any person, includes the acquisition by purchase, grant, gift or bequest. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01