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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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View the Operating Plan for Waukesha Circuit Court Resumption of Jury Trials. Effective July 7th, 2020...

Resumption of Jury Trials


Please see this order for more information on the Waukesha County Circuit Courts plan to resume jury trials, which goes into effect on July 7, 2020.


View the Operating Plan for Waukesha Circuit Court In-Person Proceedings. Effective June 22nd, 2020...

Resumption of In-Person Hearings


Please see this order for more information on the Waukesha County Circuit Courts plan to resume in-person hearings, which goes into effect on June 22, 2020.


Judicial rotation will occur August 1, 2020. The changes are...

2020 Judicial Rotation


Judicial rotation will occur August 1, 2020. The changes are as follows:

Circuit Court Judge Current Division New Division Courtroom
Maria S. Lazar  Criminal/Traffic  Juvenile  JC-124
William J. Domina  Civil  Family   C187
Lloyd V. Carter  Juvenile   Civil   C295

The full rotation order can be found here.

Other Changes

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.


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 August 26th. A rescheduled notice of hearing will be sent to the address listed on the traffic citation...

Traffic Citations Calendars Canceled Through August 26th


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


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