Waukesha County

All Fees

Civil Fees

Filing Fees

Appeal from Municipal Court On the record or by certiorari $ 129.50
Appeal from Municipal Court New trial requested (jury fee not included) $ 144.50
Change of Venue-Large Claim Transmittal fee not included $ 75.00
Change of Venue-Small Claim Transmittal fee not included $ 22.00
Change of Venue Transmittal Basic postage included, additional postage fees may apply $ 20.00
Condemnation Appeals   $ 129.50
Condemnation Appeal New Trial   $ 144.50
Foreclosure   $ 265.50
Foreign Judgment Includes $5.00 docket fee $ 20.00
Garnishment Amount due $10,000 or less $ 92.50
Garnishment Amount due more than $10,000 $ 210.50
Large Claim Action equal to or less than $10,000 $ 147.50
Large Claim Action over $10,000 $ 265.50
Large Claim No dollar amount claimed: name change, declaratory judgment, writs, heabeas corpus, minor settlements, vital statistics (amendments& delayed registrations) $ 164.50
Lien Any dollar amount $ 5.00
Minor Settlements Petition to approve minor settlement $ 164.50
Name Change   $ 164.50
Occupational Driver's License Petition Habitual traffic offenders and appeals from DMV only $ 40.00
Small Claim Action equal to or less than $10,000 $ 94.50
Small Claim Counterclaim Action over $10,000 $ 125.50
Small Claim Demand for Jury Trial Includes 6-person Jury fee $ 89.00
Temporary Restraining Orders & Injuctions Domestic abuse, child abuse vulnerable adult, harassment under specific circumstances

No Fee

Temporary Restraining Orders & Injunctions Other injunctions/restraining orders $ 164.50
Third Party Complaint No dollar amount claimed $ 134.50
Third Party Complaint Action equal to or less than $5,000 $ 117.50
Third Party Complaint Action over $5,000 $ 235.50
Vital Statistics Amendments afterone year and delayed registration $ 164.50
Wage Earner Action Voluntary debt proceeding $ 31.50
Warrants Filing and docketing tax warrants, satisfaction, voidance or withdrawal $ 5.00

Other Fees

Arbitration Compel, Confirm, Modify, vacate an arbitrator's award (not regarding real property) $ 164.50
Arbitration Small claim regarding purchase of real property $ 94.50
Writ To issue $ 5.00
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General Fees

Filing Fees

Appeal to the Court of Appeals (Please make check payble to the "Wisconsin Court of Appeals" $ 195.00
Appeal Transmittal Fee (Includes basic postage) $ 20.00
Docket Fee To docket judgments, transcripts of judgment, liens, warrants, awards, satisfactions, and assignments $ 5.00
Transcript of Judgment To file and docket $ 10.00

Other Fees

Certificate of Judgment To issue (plus per page copy fee) $ 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page copy fee (except Probate) $ 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page fee (Probate) $ 3.00
Copy Fee Per page cost  (except Probate) $ 1.25
Copy Fee Per page cost (Probate) $ 1.00
Execution Fee To issue $ 5.00
Exemplified Copies (Triple Seal) Plus per page fee (except Probate)         $ 15.00
Jury Fee - 12 Person   $ 72.00
Jury Fee - 6 Person   $ 36.00
Record Search Per name searched (except Probate) $ 5.00
Record Search Per name searched (Probate) $ 4.00
Satisfaction of Judgment/Lien Fee Per judgment $ 5.00

Related Sheriff's Department Fees

Process Service 3 Attempts $ 60.00

Family Fees

Filing Fees
Change of Venue With request for support or maintenance, not including transmittal fee 105.00
Change of Venue No request for support or maintenance, not including transmittal fee 95.00
Change of Venue Transmittal Basic postage included, additional postage fees may apply 20.00
Contempt Any No Fee
Divorce/Legal Separation/Annulment With no request for support or maintenance 184.50
Divorce/Legal Separation/Annulment With request for support or maintenance 194.50
Modify a Court Order or Judgment Change Legal Custody/Physical Placement of a Child 50.00
Modify a Court Order or Judgment Changes excluding Legal Custody/Physical Placement 30.00
Out of County Judgment File/enforce/register, additional modification fees may apply 5.00
Out of State Judgment File/enforce/register, additional modification fees may apply 15.00
Paternity Acknowledgement of Paternity 184.50
Paternity Commence action by private party 184.50
Paternity With request for child support 194.50
Stipulation to Modify a Court Order Or Judgment Any No Fee
Visitation Rights of Certain Persons (Grandparent Visitation) New Action 184.50
Other Fees
Guardian ad Litem Deposit (minimum) 2,000.00
Family Division Packet Fees (All packets are free if obtained on-line)

Packets (Pre-Judgment)

Conversion of Legal Separation to Divorce   10.00
Divorce   20.00
Suspension and Dismissal   10.00
Visitation Rights of Other Persons   10.00

Packets (Post-Judgment)

Contempt   10.00
Modification   10.00
Post-Judgment Contempt/Modification Packet   20.00
Petition to Enforce Physical Placement   10.00
Request for Court Ordered Mediation   10.00
Request for De Novo Hearing   10.00
Stipulation and Order to Change Court Order/Judgment   10.00
Subpoena and Certificate of Service   10.00
Other Materials
Basic Guide to Divorce/Legal Separation   20.00
Copies (per page): Coin Operated Copier Available Not from case file .25
Envelope Stamped/Unstamped .50
Procedural Checklists       All types of matters 5.00
State Standard Family Court Forms Individually requested

 

No Fee
Tips for Representing Yourself in Family Court   No Fee
Family Court Services Fees
Mediation 1st session No Fee
Mediation All sessions after initial free session 100.00
Court Ordered Legal Custody/Physical Placement Study Each study 1,500.00
Helping Children Cope With Divorce Seminar Each party 50.00

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General Fees

Filing Fees
Appeal to the Court of Appeals (Please make check payble to the "Wisconsin Court of Appeals" 195.00
Appeal Transmittal Fee (Includes basic postage) 20.00
Docket Fee To docket judgments, transcripts of judgment, liens, warrants, awards, satisfactions, and assignments 5.00
Transcript of Judgment To file and docket 10.00
Other Fees
Certificate of Judgment To issue (plus per page copy fee) 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page copy fee (except Probate) 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page fee (Probate) 3.00
Copy Fee Per page cost  (except Probate) 1.25
Copy Fee Per page cost (Probate) 1.00
Execution Fee To issue 5.00
Exemplified Copies (Triple Seal) Plus per page fee (except Probate)         15.00
Jury Fee - 12 Person   72.00
Jury Fee - 6 Person   36.00
Record Search Per name searched (except Probate) 5.00
Record Search Per name searched (Probate) 4.00
Satisfaction of Judgment/Lien Fee Per judgment 5.00
Related Sheriff's Department Fees
Process Service 3 Attempts 60.00

General Fees

Filing Fees
Appeal to the Court of Appeals (Please make check payble to the "Wisconsin Court of Appeals" 195.00
Appeal Transmittal Fee (Includes basic postage) 20.00
Docket Fee To docket judgments, transcripts of judgment, liens, warrants, awards, satisfactions, and assignments 5.00
Transcript of Judgment To file and docket 10.00
Other Fees
Certificate of Judgment To issue (plus per page copy fee) 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page copy fee (except Probate) 5.00
Certified Copy Plus per page fee (Probate) 3.00
Copy Fee Per page cost  (except Probate) 1.25
Copy Fee Per page cost (Probate) 1.00
Execution Fee To issue 5.00
Exemplified Copies (Triple Seal) Plus per page fee (except Probate)         15.00
Jury Fee - 12 Person   72.00
Jury Fee - 6 Person   36.00
Record Search Per name searched (except Probate) 5.00
Record Search Per name searched (Probate) 4.00
Satisfaction of Judgment/Lien Fee Per judgment 5.00
Related Sheriff's Department Fees
Process Service 3 Attempts 60.00

Juvenile Fees

Civil & Criminal Costs, Fees, or Surcharges

May be imposed on minors 14 years of age or older

Vary

Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Deposit in TPR and guardianship of minor cases $500.00
Self-Help Packets

May be purchased for $5.00 @ Juvenile Court

 
  ***Please make all checks for Juvenile matters payable to "Clerk of Juvenile Court"  

 

General Fees

Filing Fees

Appeal to the Court of Appeals  (Please make check payble to the "Wisconsin Court of Appeals" 

$195.00

Appeal Transmittal Fee  (Includes basic postage)  $20.00
Docket Fee  To docket judgments, transcripts of judgment, liens, warrants, awards, satisfactions, and assignments  $5.00
Transcript of Judgment  To file and docket  $10.00
Other Fees
Certificate of Judgment To issue (plus per page copy fee) 

$5.00

Certified Copy Plus per page copy fee (except Probate)  $5.00 
Certified Copy Plus per page fee (Probate)  $3.00 
Copy Fee Per page cost  (except Probate)  $1.25 
Copy Fee Per page cost (Probate)  $1.00 
Execution Fee To issue  $5.00
Exemplified Copies (Triple Seal) Plus per page fee (except Probate)  $15.00 
Jury Fee - 12 Person   $72.00 
Jury Fee - 6 Person   $36.00 
Record Search Per name searched (except Probate)   $5.00 
Record Search Per name searched (Probate)  $4.00 
Satisfaction of Judgment/Lien Fee Per judgment  $5.00 

Related Sheriff's Department Fees

Process Service  3 Attempts 

$60.00

Probate Fees

Filing Fees
Certificate Terminating Life Estate or Homestead   3.00
Claim Against Estate   3.00
Estate Inventory Percent of assets on inventory ($20 minumum) 0.2% (.002)
Grandparent Visitation To commence new action 60.00
Guardianship Inventory Percent of assets on inventory ($20 minumum) 0.2% (.002)
Objection to Probate of Will   20.00
POA - Health Care Deposit for Safekeeping   8.00
Will Deposit for Safekeeping   10.00

***Please make all checks for Probate Fees payable to "Register in Probate."