Located in Milwaukee County, Oak Creek is home to Midwest Airline’s headquarters. It was incorporated in 1955 by a statute known as the “Oak Creek Law.” This statute was drafted to prevent incorporation with Milwaukee.
Oak Creek has recently authorized a $50,000 settlement for a personal injury lawsuit filed by a local woman who was injured when a city snow plow backed into her car. The city of Oak Creek is required to approve any settlements pending against the city.
Most lawsuits and legal documents in Oak Creek will be filed with the Wisconsin Circuit Court for Milwaukee County, which is the largest circuit court branch in the state. You should consult with an attorney or the clerk of the court to determine that all documents and lawsuits are being filed at the correct location.
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For more information about Oak Creek and the legal issues in and around the area, try these links:
- City of Oak Creek
- Marquette School of Law Library
- Milwaukee County Circuit Court