General Acts Passed by the Legislature of Wisconsin

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Beriah Brown, 1856 - Session laws
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Page 173 - In an action for the recovery of money only, or specific real property, the jury in their discretion, may render a general or special verdict. In all other cases the court may direct the jury to find a special verdict in writing, upon all or any of the issues, and in all cases may instruct them, if they render a general verdict, to find upon particular questions of fact, to be stated in writing, and may direct a written finding thereon.
Page 170 - ... necessary to enable the court to give judgment or to carry the judgment into effect, the court may take the account or hear the proof, or may, in its discretion, order a reference for that purpose. And where the action is for the recovery of damages, in whole or in part...
Page 142 - ... notice to such person and the adverse party, apply to the court for an order to substitute such person in his place, and discharge him from liability to either party, on his depositing in...
Page 177 - In an action to recover the possession of personal property, judgment for the plaintiff may be for the possession or the value thereof, in case a delivery cannot be had, and damages for the detention. If the property has been delivered to the plaintiff, and the defendant claim a return thereof, judgment for the defendant may be for a return of the property or the value thereof, in case a return cannot be had, and damages for taking and withholding the same.
Page 190 - To render an appeal effectual for any purpose, a written undertakmg must be executed, on the part of the appellant, by at least two sureties, to the effect that the appellant will pay all costs and...
Page 198 - The court before which an action is pending, or a judge or justice thereof, may, in their discretion, and upon due notice, order either party to give to the other, within a specified time, an inspection and copy, or permission to take a copy, of any books, papers and documents in his possession, or under his control, containing evidence relating to the merits of the action, or the defense therein.
Page 142 - In case of the death or disability of a party, the court, on motion, may allow the action to be continued by or against his representative or successor in interest. In case of any other transfer of interest, the action may be continued in the name of the original party, or the court may allow the person to whom the transfer is made to be substituted in the action.
Page 145 - County in which the property is situated a notice of the pendency of the action, containing the names of the parties, the object 'of the action, and...
Page 181 - ... refuses to apply towards the satisfaction of the judgment, such court, or Judge, may by an order require the judgment debtor to appear at a specified time and place before such Judge, or a referee appointed by him...
Page 174 - ... 1. By failing to appear at the trial. 2. By written consent, in person or by attorney, filed with the clerk. 3. By oral consent in open court, entered in the minutes, 267.

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