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 Writ of Replevin from Dane County Circuit Court
Make sure the Writ of Replevin contains the following:
It is the Plaintiff’s responsibility to make sure all information is correct prior to submitting the paperwork to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office
*DO NOT ALTER THE ORIGINAL COURT DOCUMENT. THE DANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS WITH ANY ALTERATIONS.
2) A Writ of Replevin is only valid for a limited time. Once received, the Sheriff has 60 days to execute the Replevin.
3) A bond of indemnity may be required if the Sheriff determines there is doubt of ownership. This will be evaluated on a case by case basis by deputies.
4) When submitting the Writ of Replevin, the Plaintiff must provide an address and phone number for contact and billing purposes, along with any information to assist the deputies in recovering the property. Writs may be delivered to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office by either:
Pre-payment of Sheriff's fees is required for all accounts with past due balances
If you have any questions, please contact:
West County Deputy: (608) 284-6819
East County Deputy: (608) 284-6818