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755.05

755.05 Territorial jurisdiction. Every judge has statewide jurisdiction as authorized by this chapter and ch. 800.

755.05 - ANNOT.

NOTE: This section is shown as amended eff. 1-1-11 by 2009 Wis. Act 402. Prior to 1-1-11 it reads:

755.05 - ANNOT.

755.05 Territorial jurisdiction. Every judge has countywide jurisdiction. If elected in a city or village lying in more than one county, the judge shall qualify and have jurisdiction in each county, the same as though the municipality lay wholly therein, and may hold court in one county while exercising jurisdiction in the other. If elected under s. 755.01 (4) and the contracting municipalities lie in more than one county, the judge shall qualify and have jurisdiction in each county and may hold court in one county while exercising jurisdiction in another county.

755.05 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 187 s. 94; 1977 c. 305 s. 64; Stats. 1977 s. 755.05; 1985 a. 89; 2009 a. 402.