For all matters scheduled to be heard by electronic means please click here to review the Eviction Exhibit Process. Any exhibit not clearly marked and filed at least 2 business days in advance of the hearing date will not be considered by the Court absent a showing of good cause.
An eviction is a case to remove tenants from rental property and claim the money owed in rent and damages, regardless of the amount claimed. Evictions 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 and landlord/tenant relations can be found in the Legal Research section of this site under the Landlord/Tenant heading.
EFFECTIVE AS OF MARCH 20, 2020 DURING THE DECLARED PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY - Review Emergency Procedures Applicable to Eviciton Matters and Notice of Right of Defendant-Tenant to Appear at the Eviction Return Date by Telephone. Review both documents for instruction related to personal appearance and related requirements for eviction actions in Waukesha County.
EFFECTIVE MARCH 4, 2019 - Prior to obtaining a judgment of eviction, the Court will require that you file either the Affidavit of Service of Notice Terminating Tenancy found here, a substantially similar affidavit or a certified mail receipt.
EFFECTIVE APRIL 16, 2019 - Prior to obtaining a judgment for money related to damages in an eviction, the Court will require that you file either the Affidavit of Damages found here, or a substantially similar affidavit.
EFFECTIVE MAY 7, 2019 - Please review the Eviction Checklist found here, which serves as a general reference. The Eviction Checklist does not constitute legal advice. If you require legal advice, you should seek legal counsel.
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.
|Basic Guide to Wisconsin Small Claims Actions|
|Basic Steps for Handling a Small Claims case for Eviction|
|SC-500||Summons and Complaint-Small Claims|
|GF-175||Declaration of Nonmilitary Service|
|SC-5300VA||Stipulation for Dismissal Eviction - (Small Claims)|
|SC-5300VB||Order for Dismissal Eviction (Small Claims)|
|SC-512||Writ of Restitution (Completed & Provided by Court)||
|Small Claims Service Packet|
|SC-6000V||Basic Guide to Wisconsin Small Claims Actions||Word
|SC-6050V||Pre-Judgment: Basic Steps to Small Claims Service||Word
|Waukesha County Sheriff's Department FAQ's||Visit Link|
|SC-5100V||Affidavit of Service of SC-500 Summons and Complaint Eviction (Small Claims)|
|SC-5110V||Affidavit of Service of SC-500 Summons and Complaint Corporation or Limited Liability Company - Non-Eviction (Small Claims)|
|SC-5120V||Affidavit of Service of SC-500 Summons and Complaint Individual/Sole Proprietorship/Partnership - Non-Eviction (Small Claims)|
|SC-5160V||Publication Summons and Notice (Small Claims)|
|SC-5130V||Affidavit of Mailing (Small Claims)|