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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 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.

**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. 


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


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Courts News

The first Judicial rotation will occur January 2, 2019. Another Judicial rotation will occur on February 1, 2019...

2019 Judicial Rotation and Assignment Changes


Judicial rotation will occur January 2, 2019. The changes are as follows:

Circuit Court Judge Current Division New Division Courtroom
 Patrick C. Haughney  Family     
 Michael Aprahamian  Criminal/Traffic  Family   C263
 Laura F. Lau  Criminal/Traffic  Criminal/Traffic  C115

The full January 2nd rotation order can be found here.  The Alcohol Treatment Court assignment change can be found here.

Informaton on the February 1st rotation can be found here.

Circuit Court Judge Current Division New Division Courtroom
Jennifer R. Dorow Civil  Criminal/Traffic   C215
Ralph M. Ramirez  Criminal/Traffic  Civil  C267

Other Changes:

When sending mail to those judges who are rotating in January, 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.


Governor Walker appoints Attorney Genral Brad Schimel to the Waukesha County Circuit Court...

Attorney General Schimel Appointed to Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge


On November 20, 2018 Governor Walker appointed Attorney Genral Brad Schimel to the Waukesha County Circuit Court.  Please see the offical release  for more details.


Requests to have court documents faxed now fall under this Outgoing Faxes Policy. Click on the news item for details about the policy.

Clerk of Court Policy on Charges for Outgoing Faxes


Please click here to see the policy document that was updated on 10-31-2018 and lists the charges for sending documents via Fax from the Clerk of Courts office.


Judge William F. Hue of Jefferson County has been appointed Deputy Chief Judge, effective 11/7/2018.

Deputy Chief Judge Appointment


Effective November 7, 2018, Judge William F. Hue, Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 2 has been appointed Deputy Chief Judge of the Third Judicial Administrative District.

View the entire order here.


There have been several reports of a jury service scam in Waukesha County. Residents should be aware that the Waukesha County Jury Program WILL NEVER...

Jury Service Scam Alert


There have been several reports of a jury service scam in Waukesha County.
Residents should be aware that the Waukesha County Jury Program WILL NEVER call and demand that you provide your personal financial information, credit card information, or purchase of gift cards in order to avoid immediate arrest for failure to appear for jury service.
 
If you receive a suspicious phone call or email demanding payment of a fine for failing to appear for jury service, please contact the Waukesha County Clerk of Court's Office at 262-548-7504 and your local law enforcement agency.

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