Paying Through GovPayNet

The Dane County Clerk of Circuit Court now accepts credit or debit card payments through GovPayNet, a third party agency. Payments can be made using Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Credit or Debit cards. Payments may be made online or by phone 24 hours a day.

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card

Payments can be made for citations, fines, costs, attorney fees, mediation fees, guardian ad litem fees, juvenile legal fees, electronic monitoring fees, custody study fees, and copy and search fees.

Filing fees can not be paid online.


Review your citation to make sure it states an address of “Dane County Circuit Court” and/or “215 South Hamilton Street”. If the citation has another municipality’s address on it instead of the one listed above, you must contact that municipality directly about their payment options. Payments that are supposed to be made to other municipalities will not be accepted by the Dane County Clerk of Courts.

Also if the debt you are paying is at collections, you cannot make your payment through Government Payment Services. You must contact HE Stark Collection Agency at (608) 274-7764 to pay them directly. Payments made through Government Payment EXP for debt at collections will not be accepted by the Clerk of Courts.

To make payments through GovPayNet you will need:

If you need case information, go to: Wisconsin Court Website

Phone and Online Payments

GovPayNet service fee per phone transaction (1-888-604-7888) or online transaction:

Payment Amount Service Fee
$0.01 - $50.00 $1.50
$50.01 - $75.00 $1.75
$75.01 - $100.00 $3.00
$100.01 - $150.00 $4.00
$150.01 - $200.00 $5.00

For each additional increment of $50.00, or a portion thereof, add $1.40.