Return of Earnest Money is a case to have money returned that was deposited for the purpose of purchasing real property, regardless of the amount. They are handled as Small Claims matters in the Civil Court and are filed in Room C-167 of the Civil Division of the Waukesha County Courthouse. Additional information about this subject can be found in the Legal Research section of this site under the Small Claims heading.
Return of Earnest Money is not a common case type. The packet below contains very general Small Claims information including the Basic Guide to Wisconsin Small Claims Actions. It is recommended that you seek Legal Assistance when preparing this type of case.
Below you will find basic instructions for handling your court matter and most of the forms you will need to get from the beginning to the end of the process.
|General Small Claims Packet
For Use With Arbitration Award & Return of Earnest Money Actions
|Basic Guide To Wisconsin Small Claims Actions
|Summons and Complaint-Small Claims
|Declaration of Nonmilitary Service
|Stipulation for Dismissal (Non-Eviction)
|Order for Dismissal (Non-Eviction)
|Small Claims Service Packet
|Basic Guide to Wisconsin Small Claims Actions
|Pre-Judgment: Basic Steps to Small Claims Service
|Waukesha County Sheriff's Department FAQ's
|Affidavit of Service of SC-500 Summons and Complaint Eviction (Small Claims)
|Affidavit of Service of SC-500 Summons and Complaint Corporation or Limited Liability Company - Non-Eviction (Small Claims)
|Affidavit of Service of SC-500 Summons and Complaint Individual/Sole Proprietorship/Partnership - Non-Eviction (Small Claims)
|Publication Summons and Notice (Small Claims)
|Affidavit of Mailing (Small Claims)