Wisconsin Repo Laws - Repossession Laws
Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Wisconsin:
Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?
For state Title and License Information, refer to:
Wisconsin Division of Transportation, Vehicle Records
P.O. Box 7911
4802 Sheboygan Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7911
Telephone: (608) 266-1466.
Fee for search of records is $2.00, and requests should be sent to:
Hill Farms State Office Bldg.
Madison, Wisconsin 53702.
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Per the Uniform Commercial Code
adopted July, 1965: Filed with
Registrar of Deeds in county where
owner resides and with the
Department of Motor Vehicles.
Act 255 establishes a new method by which a merchant may take possession of motor vehicle collateral or goods subject to a motor vehicle consumer lease without undertaking judicial proceedings, often referred to as self-help repossession. To do so, a merchant must mail (either by certified or registered mail) to the customer a notice that, among other things, includes the following information:
4. The creditor's name, address, and telephone number, along with a brief identification of the credit transaction, such as a loan account number, and brief description of the collateral.
Fifteen (15) day redemption.
Wisconsin has strict requirements,
so we recommend contacting a local
Certificate of Title bears lien.
Title in lienholder's name or certificate of title with lien release; certification of repossession on approved state form.
Documents Required for Liquidation:
Title, Repossession Affidavit, and Copy of Contract.
Remain with the owner / debtor.
Recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2007.
A special thanks to Charles Charpentier of Sterling Investigations for bringing the new laws to our attention.
Repo-Laws.com does not warrant the accuracy of these Repo Laws - Repossession Laws or recovery requirements. The Repo Laws - Repossession Laws or recovery requirements listed on Repo-Laws.com are only a starting point for reference, and are not meant to be legal advice or a replacement for legal console. Please consult a repo company in your area, county, or state if you have any questions about repossession there.