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Wisconsin Circuit Court Cases
Search Wisconsin Circuit Court cases by party name, birth date, county and case number. Advanced Search and Judgment Search options are also available.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Wisconsin Circuit Court Calendars
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Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
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Self help, legal research, general information
Polk County Probate Information
View information from the Polk County Register in Probate, including adoption, guardianship, and probate procedures.
Find Legal Information by Topic
The Wisconsin State Law Library offers information about a variety of legal topics, including civil, criminal, domestic relations and probate matters. Other online resources include court rules, forms and research assistance.
Information about Self Representation
Find procedural information, forms and legal resources for individuals representing themselves in court.
Legal Information and Legal Resources
Search by keyword in the virtual library provided by Legal Action of Wisconsin, with topics including elder law, education, immigration and public assistance.
Self Help Resources
The State Bar of Wisconsin offers several online self help services, including answers to frequently asked legal questions, information about legal education and resources, and information about finding a lawyer.
Wisconsin Child Support Services
The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families provides links to child support information, including videos on establishing, modifying, and collecting support payments.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation offers safety, consumer protection and security information and regulations for motorists, pedestrians, and operators of commercial vehicles.
Problem-Solving Court Information
Wisconsin problem-solving courts provide treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders. Examples include veterans treatment court, mental health court, and adult and juvenile drug court.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Wisconsin, including local housing counseling agencies and links to legal aid providers.
Wisconsin Circuit Court Rules
View Circuit Court rules by Wisconsin county.
Wisconsin Small Claims Guide
Find self-help information for individuals representing themselves in small claims court, including Wisconsin monetary limits, research and trial preparation, and legal forms. View and download the Wisconsin Guide to Small Claims and and other specific small claims actions guides.
Wisconsin Adoption Records Search Guide
View information and forms for searching adoption records in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Expungement Information and Forms
Download forms and information related to pardons and expungements of Wisconsin criminal records, including relevant statutes.
Wisconsin State Statutes
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Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Northern Wisconsin Judicare Legal Services
Judicare offers legal assistance to residents of northern Wisconsin. Eligibility is based on either low-income status or membership in a Native American tribe.
Find Wisconsin Legal Assistance
View resources for finding legal services based upon income, case type or county, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin's Lawyer Referral Service. Link to information about lawyer selection, hiring, and fee arrangements.
Find Low or No Cost Legal Assistance in Wisconsin
Search a directory of Wisconsin organizations offering free and low-cost legal services by city, county, zip code or legal issue.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Wisconsin Court System offers an online search for disciplinary proceedings against attorneys. Search options include attorney name, area of practice, date, topic, and type of reprimand or sanction.
Wisconsin Court Attorney Complaint Forms and Information
The Wisconsin Court System provides information about how to make a complaint against an attorney by filing a formal grievance. A Complaint can be filed by phone or by mail by completing the grievance form (available by link on this page) but cannot be submitted electronically. Additional information is available from the Grievances Involving Wisconsin Lawyers pamphlet (also available by link) and from the FAQs displayed.
Lawyer Referral and Information Services
The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a lawyer hotline, lawyer referral service, reduced fee program, and special programs for members of the military, veterans, and first responders. Services are available by telephone and online.
Wisconsin State Law Library
The Wisconsin State Law Library accepts online questions about legal research and provides reference and referral assistance. Contact and location information is also provided.
Wisconsin State Public Defender
Find information about the Wisconsin Public Defender's Office, a state agency that provides legal representation to low or no income clients.
Wisconsin State Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Wisconsin State Bar Association directory of member attorneys. Search by name, member ID, location, law school or other language criteria.
Forms and related information
Wisconsin Statewide Mandatory Circuit Court Forms
View and download Wisconsin Circuit Court mandatory forms including general, civil, criminal, family, guardianship, juvenile, mental health, probate, and small claims. Or, search for forms by number, name, keyword and category.
Wisconsin Circuit Court Forms
View and download Wisconsin Circuit Court forms including Mandatory Circuit Court Forms, Court Forms by County, Divorce Forms, Domestic Abuse Injunction and Small Claims Forms.
Online fine payments
Pay Wisconsin Circuit Court Fines
Search for and pay outstanding Wisconsin Circuit Court fines online. A convenience fee applies to online payments.