If you wish to record legal documents affecting real estate such as deeds, land contracts, mortgages, satisfactions and assignments, you will need to use a form which conforms to the Wisconsin standard document format . Most office supply firms offer forms which do meet the requirements of Wisconsin Statute 59.43(2m).
Use of the standard document format helps to assure that important pieces of information are not inadvertently omitted, that the document is legible, and that it is properly indexed. Use of the standard document format also makes processing and retrieval more efficient.
Most states in the Midwest require some type of standard document format . If you are from a state outside of Wisconsin, you may add a cover-sheet to your document to make it conform to the Wisconsin standard document format . You can print or type the document title and return address, in the proper locations and attach the cover-sheet to the front of your document so that it becomes the first page.
Contact this office at (715) 538-2311 Ext 244 to request a copy of the cover letter.
Requirements of the standard document format are as follows:
Remember, you still need: