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Welcome to the Waukesha County Circuit Courts web site. The Judges, Clerk of Circuit Court, and staff in the Waukesha County court system are committed to providing a fair and efficient system of justice that is worthy of the trust and confidence of the public.

**Effective July 1, 2016 - New Wisconsin Rules regarding: Protected Information and Mandatory eFiling. Important changes to some Family and Civil forms. For further information see http://www.wicourts.gov. The Waukesha County Circuit Courts Website to be updated soon.**


**Effective November 15, 2016 - Waukesha County is a mandatory eFiling county. Please see the eFiling link below for more information.


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Waukesha will have voluntary e-filing for Probate (PR and IN) case types effective 9/15/17. A mandatory e-filing date for these case types will be es...

Voluntary e-Filing for Probate Cases starting 9/15/17


Waukesha will have voluntary e-filing for Probate (PR and IN) case types effective 9/15/17.  A mandatory e-filing date for these case types will be established in 2018. 


2017 Judicial Rotation


Judicial rotation will occur August 1, 2017. The changes are as follows:

Circuit Court Judge Current Division New Division Courtroom
Maria S. Lazar Civil  Criminal/Traffic C162
 William J. Domina  Juvenile   Civil   C295
 Lloyd V. Carter  Criminal/Traffic  Juvenile   JC-124
 Jennifer R. Dorow  Family   Civil   C267
 Patrick C. Haughney  Civil   Family   C263
 Paul Bugenhagen Jr.  Family   Family  C370

The full rotation order can be found here.

Other Changes

All Drug Treatment Court cases will stay with Judge Lloyd V. Carter

All probate cases previously assigned to the Honorable Michael O. Bohren will be reassigned to Honorable Paul Bugenhagen Jr. on August 1, 2017.

When sending mail to those judges who are rotating in July, please note on the front of the envelope, the division for which the mail is intended.

Please take special note that the current phone numbers for the Deputy Clerks and Calendar Clerks for the above judiciary will remain the same, despite the fact that they are rotating to a new Circuit Court Division.


2016 Jury Report Available


The Waukesha County 2016 Annual Jury Program Report is now available.

This report analyzes the performance of our jury system in several key areas as required by Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules, and provides key stakeholders with an overview of the operations of this vital program.  In addition to program related information and statistics, this report includes a summary of juror exit surveys and a sampling of juror comments which are used for the purpose of improving this program.  The report closes with 2016 accomplishments and 2017 jury program initiatives.  


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