The Clerk of Court office is statutorily mandated to provide recordkeeping for the judicial system. The office manages all court files: civil, small claims, felony, misdemeanor, traffic, county ordinance, DNR, divorce, paternity and family. The staff opens and maintains all new cases, take court minutes, enters and docket judgments, prepares bail bonds and criminal judgments of conviction, enters and vacates warrants, prepares court files for appeals, collects fees, fines, restitution, court appointed attorney fees and any other obligations ordered by the Court. The Clerk of Court's office also takes care of all phases of jury management.
Standard court forms and case information can be found at the following link:
Local court rules can be found at the following link:
Small Claims Court Rules Pamphlet:
eFiling User Guides and Training Videos can be accessed at the following link: https://www.wicourts.gov/ecourts/efilecircuit/train.htm
This office does accept credit or debit card payments for court ordered obligations. A convenience fee will apply. This fee is based upon the amount of the payment. You can pay online by going to the following link:
The clerk and staff are not allowed to give legal advice. Legal questions should be directed to your attorney or to the State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Referral and Information Service at 1-800-362-9082.