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Jefferson County Circuit Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
311 South Center Avenue, Room 115
Phone: 920-674-7155 (Criminal)
Phone: 920-674-7157 (Small Claims)
Phone: 920-674-8672 (Traffic)
The Jefferson County Circuit Court hears criminal and traffic cases, and also serves as a municipal court for the City of Waterloo.
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