Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Translate
Dane County Clerk of Courts

Contact Us

Phone: (608) 266-4311 
Fax: (608) 267-8859 
TTY: Relay 7-1-1*

Dane County Courthouse
Room 1000
215 S Hamilton St.
Madison, WI 53703

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday

Printer Friendly Map

2024 Court Closures

The Dane County Clerk of Courts Office will be closed the following days:

  • Monday, January 1st - New Years Day
  • Monday, January 15th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, June 19th - Juneteenth
  • Thursday, July 4th - Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2nd - Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 28th - Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 29th - Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Tuesday, December 24th - Christmas Eve
  • Wednesday, December 25th - Christmas Day
  • Tuesday, December 31st - New Year's Eve

Circuit Court

Jeff Okazaki, Clerk of Circuit Court - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-9286
Shelly Maas, Chief Deputy Clerk of Court - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-9286
Carol Christie, Court Manager - Civil / Small Claims / Juvenile - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-9286, Email: carol.christie@wicourts.gov
Laura Nachazel, Court Manager - Record Center / Probate - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-9286, Email: laura.nachazel@wicourts.gov                        For open records requests, e-mail dane.courtrecords@wicourts.gov
Jill Anderson, Court Manager - Criminal / Traffic / Forfeiture - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-9286, Email jill.anderson@wicourts.gov
Holly Kuhl, Court Manager - Family / Paternity / ADA Coordinator - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-6509, Email: holly.kuhl@wicourts.gov
Tammy Pauley, Jury Clerk - Phone: (608) 266-4105, Fax: (608) 266-5988, Email: Dane.Jury@wicourts.gov
VACANT, Information Technology - Phone: (608) 266-4386, Fax: (608) 266-8859
Arraignment Court - Phone: (608) 266-9100, Fax: (608) 266-8859 
Eviction and Replevin Scheduling Line Phone: (608) 283-4885
Records Requests - Phone: (608) 266-4311, Fax: (608) 266-8859, Email: dane.courtrecords@wicourts.gov
Dane County Law Library - Phone: (608) 266-6316, Fax: (608) 266-5988, Email: dclrc.ref@wicourts.gov Room: L1007

 

Pretrial Services

Pretrial Services, 215 South Hamilton, Room 5052, Madison, WI 53703
Website - https://pretrial-services.countyofdane.com/
Main Office - Phone: (608) 283-2951, Fax: (608) 266-4046, TTY: Relay 7-1-1* 
Interim Director / Lead Social Worker: Julie Beyler - Phone: (608) 267-1557, Email: julie.beyler@wicourts.gov

 

Family Court Services

Family Court Services, 215 South Hamilton, Room 2030, Madison, WI 53703
Website - https://familycourtservices.countyofdane.com
Main Office - Phone: (608) 266-4607, Fax: (608) 266-6588, TTY: Relay 7-1-1* 
Director: Jennifer Cooke - Phone: (608) 266-4283, Email: cooke@countyofdane.com

 

*Dane County relies upon Wisconsin Relay (7-1-1) to communicate by telephone with people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled. Using a TTY, a Wisconsin Relay 'communication assistant' (CA) voices everything to the hearing person that is typed on one side of the conversation, and types everything the voiced caller says for the other side of the conversation.

HOW TO MAKE/DIAL A '711 WI RELAY' CALL:
  1. Dial '7-1-1,'
  2. '7-1-1' will answer by saying: "Wisconsin Relay CA# _____. Go Ahead."
  3. Tell the CA you want to make a Relay call & give the CA the phone number
  4. The CA will dial the number.
  5. When call goes through, you will say your greeting and then say, 'Go ahead.'
  6. Person you called will respond and then end with, 'Go ahead.'
  7. Like a 'Walkie-Talkie' call, you and the person you called will continue alternately talking and ending with 'Go ahead' (to let the other person know it is time to respond).