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Waukesha County Circuit Courts


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 April 20, 2020 If you are contacted by the Court with a Zoom meeting ID for a court appearance, please follow the steps in the Instructions for How to Appear Remotely on how to Appear by Video using a Computer, Appear by Video Using a Smart Phone, or Appear by Telephone Only. 

**Effective September 1, 2018 documents requiring the signature of a court official must include a blank 3" top margin on page 1 and a blank 1/2" top margin on all subsequent pages. Court software will place the court official's electronic signature in the heftier margin on the first page, along with the filed stamp and a header containing the case number, document number, filed date, and pagination. The header will be applied to the top 1/2" of all pages of documents filed with the courts, whether or not a court official signature is necessary.  More information can be found here.

**Effective July 2018 - the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department will hold sheriff sales on the second and fourth Wednesday morning of every month, at 10:00 am in the Sheriff's Department lobby.  Additionally, with the passage of 2017 Wisconsin Act 104 in December 2017, there are some legislative changes which can be found here.



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On Monday, June 1, the Waukesha County Courthouse will expand public access hours to 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The expanded public hou...

Waukesha County Courthouse Will Expand Hours, Increase Hearings and In-Person Services


On Monday, June 1, the Waukesha County Courthouse will expand public access hours to 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The expanded public hours of operation will increase the number of hearings and essential court functions that can be handled daily. The court system will continue to support social distancing and safety measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

View entire release here.


Traffic Citations Calendars Canceled Through June 24th. A rescheduled notice of hearing will be sent to the address listed on the traffic citation.

Traffic Citations Calendars Canceled Through June 24th


Please click here to see which Traffic Calendar Dates have been posponded.


The Waukesha County Judiciary will temporarily increase the hours for the general public to physically access the Clerk of Courts offices, Register in...

Waukesha Courthouse Hours, Court Operations, and Relocation of Juvenile/Probate


The Waukesha County Judiciary will temporarily increase the hours for the general public to physically access the Clerk of Courts offices, Register in Probate offices, Juvenile Court, and Circuit Court to the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Also, as of May 11th, 2020 the Juvenile Court Judge, Clerk of Juvenile Court's office and Register in Probate offices have been moved back to the Juvenile Center.

Please review the entire Judicial order here.


Waukesha County Circuit Court has published an amended Order Regarding Emergency Temporary Measures in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic...

Emergency Order Issued for Waukesha County Courts in Response to COVID-19


The Waukesha County Circuit Court has published an (amended) Order Regarding Emergency Temporary Measures in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

If you have cases pending in the Waukesha County Courts, or you become a party to a new case in the upcoming weeks, please take note of these new procedures that are in effect from March 13, 2020 until further notice.

Note that the effective dates of the order may be modified depending upon the evolving circumstances regarding the spread of the virus.

Cases will proceed as currently scheduled unless otherwise notified by the Court.

Please view the supplemental order regarding speedy trials/prompt dispositions here.

New: Amended Order Reguarding Warrants 


Jury services scheduled from March 16, 2020 through May 29, 2020 are canceled. Jurors summoned for this time period should not report to the Courthou...

Jury Services Canceled


Waukesha County has declared a state of emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.  In consultation with Chief Judge Jennifer Dorow and the Waukesha County Judges, jury services scheduled from March 16, 2020 through May 29, 2020 are canceled.  Jurors summoned for this time period should not report to the Courthouse for jury service.

For updates on Jury Service, please visit this webpage.


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