Wisconsin Probate Form

Replacement Title Application (N/a)

Everything you need to know about Wisconsin Form Replacement Title Application (N/a), including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related WI probate forms.

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About Replacement Title Application (N/a)

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Replacement Title Application (N/a) is a commonly used form within Wisconsin. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

Atticus Fast Facts About Replacement Title Application (N/a)

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Replacement Title Application (N/a):

  • This form pertains to the State of Wisconsin

  • The current version of this form was last revised on January 1, 1970

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about Wisconsin’s Form Replacement Title Application (N/a) up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form Replacement Title Application (N/a)

Step 1 - Download the correct Wisconsin form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some Wisconsin probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form Replacement Title Application (N/a), take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in WI are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form Replacement Title Application (N/a) online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Replacement Title Application (N/a) to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Replacement Title Application (N/a) is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in Wisconsin.

5 reasons you should submit this form as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Wisconsin can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in Wisconsin. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the State of Wisconsin is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for Wisconsin probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local Wisconsin probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form Replacement Title Application (N/a), and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit this form Online

Replacement Title Application (N/a) is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Wisconsin probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within Wisconsin.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form Replacement Title Application (N/a) f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the Wisconsin probate court office.

Replacement Title Application (N/a) is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any Wisconsin-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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Did you know?

  • Form Replacement Title Application (N/a) is a probate form in Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in Wisconsin.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in Wisconsin, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Replacement Title Application (N/a)

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding

The Exact Text on Form Replacement Title Application (N/a)

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Wisconsin Form Replacement Title Application (N/a). You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

Information Regarding Title to Lien Holder On July 30, 2012, Wisconsin became a title to lien holder (lender) state. Any title with a lien (loan) listed as of July 30, 2012, will be sent to the lien holder rather than the owner. Owners of vehicles will receive a Confirmation of Ownership and will receive the actual title when all liens are paid off. Vehicle owners are not eligible to apply for a replacement title until that time. Contact your lender for the title. ● Customers may apply for a replacement title for vehicles that are currently titled in their name. This excludes any vehicles titled after July 30, 2012, with a lien listed. Titles with liens issued after this date will only be issued to lien holders. To check for lien information on your vehicle, refer to online services at: wisconsindmv.gov. ● Lien holders who received an electronic title cannot apply for a replacement using the MV2119, they must contact their service provider for assistance. Instructions – How To Complete This Application IF QUESTIONS: Call (608) 26 4 -74 47 or contact the DMV Customer Service Center nearest you. For a list of title and registration locations, visit http://wisconsindmv.gov/Pages/online-srvcs/external/dmv.aspx. To replace a lost or damaged Wisconsin title, complete Sections A though F as they apply. If you are the lien holder who received the original title for this vehicle, please complete the Vehicle Lien Holder Certification section. SECTION A Vehicle Owner Information Owner/Co-owner: The names on the replacement title will match what is currently in our records. “And” means all owners must sign the title to transfer ownership. “Or” means only one owner must sign the title. Opt Out: You may remove your name(s) from mailing lists that contain 10 or more individual names by checking the box. Businesses are not eligible for opt out. Social Security Number and Driver License Number: If you are applying as an individual, you are required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN), under s.342.06(1)(eg) Wis. Stats. If you have a WI driver license, you may provide that number instead of your SSN. Under the Social Security Act, 42 USCs. 405,(c) (2)(C) (i), the department and other state and federal agencies may use the SSN for purposes authorized by law. FEIN: Federal Employer Identification Number is required for corporations or other non-individual owners. B Vehicle Information The vehicle identification number and plate number are necessary to process your application. C Loan Information: For any new loans you may be adding, contact the lender for the correct information, including complete mailing address. You will receive a Confirmation of Ownership and your title will be sent to the first lender on the title. If you are listed on the Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) docket for unpaid child support, the title will be delivered to their office (if there are no other liens on the vehicle) and you will receive a Confirmation of Ownership. If you have questions about child support, contact DCF at: (608) 267-3905. D Fees Replacement Title Fee is required to replace a lost, stolen or mutilated Wisconsin title. Loan Filing Fee is required if you are adding a new loan to the vehicle at the time of application for a replacement title. Counter Service Fee is required if you apply in person at a DMV Customer Service Center. Processing Fee may be required if you are adding a loan and the Secured Party is not filing electronically; add $5 for DMV processing. Nonexempt Secured Parties must pay an additional $20 surcharge that may not be charged to the customer. E Vehicle OWNER Certification Only the owner may apply for a replacement title if there are no liens on the vehicle or the lien was filed before July 30, 2012. Complete the permission to mail title certification section if the replacement title should be sent to someone other than the vehicle owner name and address shown above in section A. F Vehicle LIEN HOLDER Certification Only the lien holder may apply for the replacement title if the lien was filed on or after July 30, 2012. Lien holders who received an electronic title cannot apply for a replacement using this form. They must contact their service provider for assistance. Complete the name and address section if the replacement title should be sent to someone other than the lien holder. Release of Non-Exempt Information: Under Wisconsin open records law, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation must provide information from its records to requesters. If you do not want your name and address included in requests we receive for ten or more records, you may ask the department to withhold your name and address from those lists. Form MV3592 is available at DMV Customer Service Centers and at: http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/global-footer/formdocs/ default.aspx. ADA: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. REPLACEMENT TITLE APPLICATION MV2119 11/2017 Pursuant to s.342.13 Wis. Stat. Wisconsin Department of Transportation DO NOT WRITE ABOVE THIS LINE. Complete form using BLUE or BLACK INK. Use this form if you are replacing a lost, stolen, or mutilated title. See the instructions for more information. If this is a Transfer of Ownership, please use form MV1 – Title/License Plate Application. REPLACEMENT TITLE APPLICATION Wisconsin Department of Transportation MV2119 11/2017 s.342.13 Wis. Stat Section E – Vehicle OWNER Certification X (Owner Signature) (Date – m/d/yyyy) X (Co-owner Signature) (Date – m/d/yyyy) Replacement Title Fee – $20 $ Loan Filing Fee – $10 (pay fee for each loan in Section C) $ Counter Service Fee – $5 (if you apply in person at WisDOT) $ Processing Fee – ( if applying thru an agent that files electronically an additional fee will be charged) $ ENTER FEE TOTAL $ MAIL the application and check to: WI Dept. of Transportation PO Box 7949, Madison WI 53707-7949 Make Check Payable To: Registration Fee Trust Section D – Fees Vehicle Identification Number (standard VIN has 17 characters) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Year Make Type (Car, Truck, Van, etc.) Color Fleet No. (Optional) License Plate Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Vehicle is kept in County City Village Town (check one) OF:    OF: Section B – Vehicle Information By signing below, I (we) certify that my (our) title is lost, stolen or mutilated and is not currently held by the lien holder. The information and statements on this application are true and correct. Permission to Mail Title Certification If you would like the title mailed to a different address, please fill in the name and address below. I, the owner of the above vehicle, give permission to mail the replacement title to the following: Name of Title Recipient Address of Title Recipient City State ZIP Code Section F – Vehicle LIEN HOLDER Certification Wisconsin titles issued electronically to the lien holder cannot be issued a paper replacement title. See reverse side for more information. By signing below, we certify that we are requesting the title on our behalf as the current holder of this title and statements on this application are true and correct. Did you... Enclose a signed check? Sign the application? Make a copy for your records? STOP Name of Lending Agency(s) or Person(s) Street Address (include PO Box if applicable) City State ZIP Code Secured Party Number(Area Code) Telephone Number If you would like the title sent to a different address, please fill in the name and address below. We, the lien holder of the above vehicle, give permission to mail the replacement title to the following: Name Address City State ZIP Code Any title with a lien (loan) listed as of July 30, 2012, will be sent to the lien holder. Please visit http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/online-srvcs/other- servs/lien-search.aspx to verify lien list dates. X (Lien Holder Signature) (Date – m/d/yyyy) Section A – Vehicle Owner Information Section C – Loan Information — Use this section if you are adding a new lien Name of Lending Agency(s) or Person(s) Secured Party Number(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 (Area Code) Telephone Number Street Address (include PO Box if applicable)CityStateZIP Code Title No. – New License Plate No. Amount Received – Document No. Check Cash Processor ID No.Received – Date – Opened Owner Legal Name (Last, First, Middle Initial OR Business Name)  Opt Out regarding open records laws (see instructions) Birth Date M M D D Y Y Y Y Owner Social Security Number – Required 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OR Driver License Number – Required OR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 FEIN Number (if company owned) – Required 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Co-Owner Name (if any) (Last, First, Middle Initial) (check one)  OR  AND Birth Date M M D D Y Y Y Y Co-Owner Social Security # or Driver License # or FEIN Number – Required 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Street Address (include PO Box if applicable) City State ZIP CodeOwner Daytime (Area Code) Telephone Number

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