§ 893.40 Action on judgment or decree; court of record
§ 893.41 Breach of contract to marry; action to recover property
§ 893.415 Action to collect support
§ 893.42 Action on a judgment of court not of record
§ 893.425 Fraudulent transfers
§ 893.43 Action on contract
§ 893.44 Compensation for personal service
§ 893.45 Acknowledgment or new promise
§ 893.46 Acknowledgment, who not bound by
§ 893.47 Actions against parties jointly liable
§ 893.48 Payment, effect of, not altered
§ 893.49 Payment by one not to affect others
§ 893.50 Other actions

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 893 > Subchapter IV - Actions Relating to Contractsand Court Judgments

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Personal representative: means a person, however denominated, who is authorized to administer a decedent's estate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • 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
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01