Sections
Subchapter I Commencement, Computation, Action in Non-Wisconsin Forum and Miscellaneous Provisions 893.01 – 893.07
Subchapter II Limitations Tolled or Extended 893.10 – 893.23
Subchapter III Actions Concerning Real Orpersonal Property 893.24 – 893.37
Subchapter IV Actions Relating to Contractsand Court Judgments 893.40 – 893.50
Subchapter V Tort Actions 893.51 – 893.59
Subchapter VI Actions Related to Financial Transactionsor Governmental Obligations 893.60 – 893.66
Subchapter VII Actions Relating to Governmentaldecisions or Organization 893.70 – 893.77
Subchapter VIII Claims Against Governmental Bodies,officers and Employees 893.80 – 893.83
Subchapter IX Statutes of Limitation; Actions by the State, Statutory Liability and Miscellaneous Actions 893.85 – 893.99

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 893

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated any state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "adult" means a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • County board: means the county board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Fire department: includes a department under s. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • 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 403.504
  • Freeway: means a highway with full control of access and with all crossroads separated in grade from the pavements for through traffic. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Highway: includes all public ways and thoroughfares and all bridges upon the same. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols or figures. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Land: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated a state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "minor" does not include a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Officers: when applied to corporations include directors and trustees. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and energy. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Personal representative: means a person, however denominated, who is authorized to administer a decedent's estate. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • 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 403.504
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • seal: includes the word "seal" the letters "L S" and a scroll or other device intended to represent a seal, if any is affixed in the proper place for a seal, as well as an impression of a seal on the instrument. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • 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 403.504
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Town: may be construed to include cities, villages, wards or districts. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Town board: means the town board of supervisors. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia, the states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories organized by congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Village: means incorporated village. See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 403.504