Waukesha County

Guardian ad Litem Procedures in Family and Paternity Cases

Waukesha Family Division Judges, Commissioners, and Clerks have teamed up with the Circuit Court Business Center and the Family section of the County Bar to develop Guardian ad Litem procedures. Circuit Court Clerks are available for in person assistance during regular business hours. Be sure to review all Guardian ad Litem information.

We look forward to continuing our service to you.

Contact Information

(All phone numbers are area code 262):

Questions regarding payments or other financial issues should be directed to:

Linda W. 548-7479

Colleen T. 548-7496

Kendall S. 548-7493

Jake B. 896-8488 

Vicky S. 896-8485

Veronica G. 896-8484

Wendy Muelling, Business Center Supervisor: 548-7500

To view payments on-line Via WCCA go to: http://wcca.wicourts.gov/loadCourtFeeCaseSearch.do

Questions regarding Court Orders/directives, and other non-financial matters should be directed to the Family Division Staff:

Peggy H. Clerk for all Family Court Commissioners: 896-8505

Michelle B. Legal Clerk – Judge Haughney: 548-7548

Laura K. Legal Clerk - Judge Bugenhagen: 548-7454

Justin P. Legal Clerk - Judge Bohren: 548-7482

Brenda Kowalczyk - Chief Deputy Clerk: 548-7533

State Bar GAL Practice Guidelines, should be reviewed by all Guardians ad Litem practicing in Waukesha County:

http://www.wisbar.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Publications/1-GAL-Practice-Guidelines-2016-Update.pdf

Domestic Abuse Guidebook for Wisconsin Guardians ad Litem

https://www.wicourts.gov/publications/guides/docs/galguidebook.pdf

Documents

Documents outlining the Practices, FAQ's, and Contact Info for Court staff and to materials on the Clerk of Court website:

GAL Guidelines

FAQ - GAL

To obtain forms and documents go to: http://www.waukeshacounty.gov/familycourt

Down-loadable Copies of GAL generated Orders and Letters:

Read-only Copies of specific Court generated Orders for litigants and for GAL appointments: