The information contained on this page is for general guidance only and is in no way intended to be legal advice. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with an attorney or other advisor as necessary.
1) Obtain a valid Execution Against Property from Dane County Circuit Court
Make sure the Execution Against Property contains all of the following:
If the judgment is from a county outside of Dane County, the judgment must be docketed in Dane County and it will be assigned a TJ # (transfer of jurisdiction)
If the judgment is from outside of the State of Wisconsin the judgment must be docketed in Dane County and it will be assigned a FJ # (foreign judgment)
2) The Execution Against Property is valid for a limited time. Once received, the Sheriff has 60 calendar days to execute the court order.
3) When submitting the Execution Against Property to the Sheriff’s Office, the Plaintiff must provide an address and phone number for billing and contact purposes. Please include any information that may assist the deputies in executing the court order. Executions against property may be delivered to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office by either:
4) Attempts to satisfy the judgment by The Sheriff’s Office
Pre-payment of Sheriff's fees will be required for all accounts with past due balances
Deputies are available to answer any questions regarding this process. Deputies can be reached at
West County Deputy: (608) 284-6819
East County Deputy: (608) 284-6818