Small Claims Court
Resources for Small Claims Court
Forms and instructions to file a small claims action for Langlade County Small Claims Court are available at the Clerk of Court's Office. Small Claims forms and pro se (self-representation) assistance are available on the Wisconsin Court Website.
Small Claims Return Dates are heard every Tuesday at 9:00 am.
Who do I contact if I have questions about Small Claims?
Clerk of Circuit Court
800 Clermont Street
Antigo, WI 54409
***Please have your case number(s) available before calling. Our office only looks up by case number.***
What types of issues are covered in Small Claims Court?
- Limit of $10,000
- Return of Property
- Limit of $5,000
See the Small Claims Guide for other less common types of cases
How do I file a Small Claims?
Small claims forms assistant
The small claims forms assistant site guides you through the process of filing a small claims legal claim in Wisconsin. By answering a series of questions this interactive site will help you to fill out necessary forms, print blank forms, or download a basic guide to small claims actions for each county.
- Go to small claims forms assistant
- Get the forms at the Clerk of Court's Office:
- Summons and Complaint
- Declaration of Nonmilitary Service
- File the forms
- Clerk of Court's Office
- Receive a return date
- The return date is the initial appearance in the Small Claims case.
- Pay the Filing Fee
- $94.50 + possible service fee
- Service of Summons and Complaint
- If personal service is required – you (the Plaintiff) are required to have the document(s) served by the Sheriff’s Department or a private process server. If mail service is allowed, the Clerk of Court's Office may mail the document(s) for $2.00/defendant, or $8/defendant for certified mail.
I was granted a judgment by the Court – Now what?
The Court may grant allowable court costs
- Docket the judgment
- You may pay a $5.00 Docket Fee which adds the judgment to the civil lien index
- Financial Disclosure
- Debtor is required to complete and return to you within 15-days of entry of judgment – If debtor does not complete Financial Disclosure, you may file a contempt motion.
The judgment was paid
- Satisfaction of Judgment
- Plaintiff completes the form and gives to the debtor for filing with the Clerk of Court with the $5.00 fee. This will satisfy the judgment.
Need more information?
Refer to the Wisconsin Guide to Small Claims Court for a complete overview, forms and instructions. Click here for an overview of all small claims forms and guides.