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Carlo Esqueda

Carlo Esqueda
Clerk of Circuit Court and Register in Probate

Welcome to the Clerk of Courts Website. In this website you will find information on legal proceedings and programs, judges, the courthouse, fines and more. Use the drop down menus at the top or the quick links below to navigate the site.


The Clerk of Courts office handles all of the events and information for the Dane County Courthouse. A list of court employees is also available on our contact us page.

Phone Hours

We may be reached by phone at (608) 266-4311.
Please have your case number or citation number ready.

Our phone hours are:
Monday through Friday, 7:45 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Callers will be connected to a Customer Service Rep, who will answer questions or forward you on to appropriate court staff. COURT STAFF CANNOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE. The calls are answered in the order in which they are received, therefore, you may experience longer hold times while we assist other callers.

Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) take approximately 30 minutes to process. Please plan on arriving no later than 4:00 PM to ensure same-day issuance.

Latest News

2019CV000084 - The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin et al vs. Dean Knutson et al                                                                                                  Please click the following link to view the Summons and Complaint for the above case:                                                                                                                  Summons and Complaint - Filed January 10th, 2019


eFiling News:


  • As of January 28th 2019, the following case types will be available for voluntary eFiling: JC (Juvenile CHIPS), JO (Juvenile Civil Law and Ordinance Violations), JV (Juvenile Deliquency) and TP ( Termination of Parental Rights)









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