Clerk of Courts Home

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.

Contact

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.

Latest News

Effective July 1, 2016, the Electronic Filing Rule contains provisions that apply to all case types, and even change non-eFiling procedures.  Chief among these:

 

 

eFiling is here! Civil, Small Claims and Family cases can now be eFiled. Go here for a 10 minute instructional video or here to start eFiling.

When submitting a new eFiled case, if any party will need an interpreter, please make sure to check that an interpreter is needed and select the appropriate language in the party screen.

For weather related building closures, please check the "Weather Information" tab at www.wicourts.gov.