§ 893.01 Civil actions; objection as to time of commencing
§ 893.02 Action, when commenced
§ 893.03 Presenting claims
§ 893.04 Computation of period within which action may be commenced
§ 893.05 Relation of statute of limitations to right and remedy
§ 893.07 Application of foreign statutes of limitation

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 893 > Subchapter I - Commencement, Computation, Action in Non-Wisconsin Forum and Miscellaneous Provisions

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.