Small Claims Forms

Dane County requires certain information to be on the Small Claims Summons and Complaint form, SC-500. Dane County has made filing of this document easier by providing paper filers form SC-500 with the required information already added to the form. Summons and Complaint Form download this form or go to the Dane County Law Library to obtain a copy. Make your copies after you have the form completed.  This form will NOT work for eFiling if saved as .pdf from link.  It will need to be printed, scanned and uploaded.   Use links below for SC-500 Summons and Complaint to link to Word version which can be saved and uploaded.

Note to users: Printed copies of these forms are also available from the Dane County Law Library for a small fee. Call (608) 266-6316 for more information.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

If you file an action WITHOUT an attorney, you are responsible for details. These responsibilities include:

The Clerk of Courts office serves record keeping functions and is available to assist you with non-legal, procedural, information.

Small Claims Information Documents

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Guide to Eviction and Replevin Actions

Note on Writs of Eviction: If you are awarded a writ for eviction, it is suggested that you check with the Dane County Sheriff's Office prior to obtaining the writ. If you obtain a writ and take it directly to the Dane County Sheriff's Office, you should advise them at that time whether or not you will be arranging the move yourself or having the Sheriff's Department do the move. If you plan on doing it yourself, request instructions from the Sheriff's Department on what you need to do prior to obtaining writ.

Small Claims Documents

PLEASE SEE NOTE AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE BEFORE CREATING SC-500 SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT NOTE:

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SC-500 Summons and Complaint - English

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SC-500 Summons and Complaint - Spanish

PLEASE NOTE:  If filing an Eviction or Replevin, filing MUST have the following form attached, Click and Print from following link:

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Dane County Eviction and Replevin Instructions

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Filling out the Declaration of Nonmilitary Service

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GF-175 Declaration of Nonmilitary Service

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SC-516 Summons for Consumer Replevin

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SC-5200V Answer and Counterclaim

Service Documents

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Service of Summons and Complaint

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SC-5160 Publication Notice and Summons

Post-Judgment Documents

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GF-129 Order of Satisfaction

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Deficiency Claim

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Demand for Trial/SC-517 Demand for Trial and Instructions

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Garnishment Process and Fees

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CV-425 Earnings Garnishment - Objection to Debtors Answer Demand for Hearing

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SC-302/CV-302 Non-Earnings Garnishee Answer

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SC-301 Small Claims Non-Earnings Garnishment Summons and Complaint

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Affidavit of Default (For use in Eviction Cases Only)

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Rent and Damages Claim

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Instructions for Motion to Reopen Small Claims Judgment

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SC-515A Motion to Reopen Small Claims Judgment 

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SC-515B Order Regarding Motion to Reopen Small Claims Judgment

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SC-511A Petition to Answer or to Reopen Small Claims Judgment

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SC-511B Order to Answer or to Reopen Small Claims Judgment Order

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Instructions for Motion and Order for Hearing on Contempt

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SC-507A Motion Request for Hearing on Contempt

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SC-507B Order for Hearing on Contempt

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SC-514 Writ of Replevin

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Instructions for Application for Order of Satisfaction of Judgment(s) Due to Discharge in Bankruptcy

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CV-900 Application for Order of Satisfaction of Judgment(s) Due to Discharge in Bankruptcy

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CV-901 Order of Satisfaction Due to Bankruptcy

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CV-902 Affidavit of Mailing -Application for Order of Satisfaction of Judgment(s) Due to Discharge in Bankruptcy

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Motion to Amend Judgment/Caption

 

Non-Compliance Forms - both A and B forms are required at time of filing

 

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SC-5420 Affidavit of Noncompliance and Order for Money Judgment

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SC-5420 Affidavit of Noncompliance and Order for Money Judgment

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SC-5420 Affidavit of Noncompliance and Order for Money Judgment

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SC-5420 Affidavit of Noncompliance and Order for Money Judgment

Other Documents

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Fee Waiver Instructions

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PROCEDIMIENTO: Petición para una Dispensa de los Recargos/Costos, la
Declaración Jurada de Indigencia

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CV-410A Petition for Waiver of Fees and Costs - Affidavit of Indigency

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CV-410B Order on Petition for Waiver of Fees and Costs

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Change of Address form