Effective December 1, 2015, the Dane County Probate Court will no longer send any notices, including but not limited to the Notice to Creditors, to the Wisconsin State Journal or any other newspaper organization. Attorneys and petitioners will be responsible to get any notices which require publication to the appropriate newspaper, which is pursuant to Wisconsin statutes. Please contact the newspaper directly for further instructions on their process.

Probate Court

This section of the website contains information for the Probate Court of the Dane County Circuit Courts. The list below contains contact information, staff, fees, and more.

Contact Information

Dane County Courthouse Room 1005
215 South Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4331
Email: wayne.pfister@wicourts.gov

The Probate Court is open from 7:45am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Appointments are encouraged.