Wisconsin Foreclosure Laws

Attorney General’s Office

Attorney General’s Office
P.O. Box 7857
Madison, WI 53707-7857
Tel: (608) 266-1221
Fax: (608) 266-2779

Type of Document: Mortgage

Types of Foreclosure:

Non judicial foreclosure may be held if the mortgage contains a power of sale clause.

Judicial foreclosure is used when the power of sale clause is not contained in the loan document.

Deficiency: Allowed in both judicial and non judicial foreclosure in some cases. In a judicial foreclosure the lender may waive their right to a deficiency and cut the foreclosure time down from one year to six months.

Redemption: Unless the sale is confirmed, the property may be redeemed for up to one year.

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