No. 118.

56 Wis.2d 145 (1972)

201 N.W.2d 507

PETERSON and wife, Respondents, v. LAMAY and wife, Appellants: JOHNSON and wife, Defendants.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided October 31, 1972.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellants there were briefs by John B. Brickhouse, attorney, and David G. Walsh of counsel, both of Madison, and oral argument by Mr. Brickhouse.

For the respondents there was a brief and oral argument by Ray A. Peterson of Madison.


In Kallenbach v. Lake Publications, Inc. (1966), 30 Wis.2d 647, 142 N.W.2d 212, the incidents and characteristics of a land contract were discussed. The vendor of a land contract retains legal title to the property to secure the balance due on the purchase price. Upon default, one of his options is the affirmation of the contract in a suit for specific performance. As a part of this remedy, the lands may be...

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