Clerk of Courts

      



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Mission Statement

The Clerk of Court's office provides administrative support services for all branches of the Dunn County Circuit Court including record-keeping for all court cases, collecting money on court ordered financial obligations, and managing the court's jury system.  The Clerk of Court’s Office is committed to providing professional and timely assistance, ensuring equal access to court services, treating users of the court system with respect and dignity, and enhancing public trust and confidence in the court system.

History

The Clerk of Court's office is statutorily mandated to provide record keeping and collect all fees, fines, and forfeitures for the judicial system.  The office is headed by the Clerk of Court, a county elected position.  Until 1978 when the court system reorganized, the Clerk of Court's office provided administrative services for both the county court and circuit court.  Wisconsin is now under a single trial court system.

Services

  • Filing of all court actions
  • Jury Management
  • Payments of all fines and forfeitures, including setting up payment plans and wage assignments
  • Record Requests and/or Record Searches

 

 The Clerk of Circuit Court and Staff are not allowed to give legal Advice

  • Legal questions should be directed to your attorney or to the Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-362-9082.
  • Eau Claire and Chippewa County Bar Associations provide a free legal clinic as a public service.
  • Wisconsin Free Legal Answers
  • L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
    • 400 Eau Claire St
    • Eau Claire WI  54701
    • 715-839-1648 
  • Chippewa Falls Public Library - Due to COVID-19 this is cancelled
    • 105 W Central St
    • Chippewa Falls WI  54729
    • 715-723-1146 
  • St. Croix County Government Center - Due to COVID-19 this is cancelled
    • 1101 Carmichael Road Hudson, WI 54016

 

Court Date Text Message Reminders

Would you like to receive a text message reminder for your upcoming court date and time?
Click here to complete the Text Message Reminder Agreement.
Once the form is completed you can turn it into the Clerk of Courts office in person, by mail, or by faxing it to (715) 232-6888. The system will automatically send a text message notification at 6:00 p.m. two days prior to any scheduled court activity. Messages will not be sent on holidays or weekends. For example: If an activity is scheduled for Tuesday, the message will be sent on Friday at 6:00 p.m.. The text of the message is generated by the system using the following information: county name, activity description, case number, time, date and activity location. Example Message: “Your Dunn County Motion Hearing for case 2015CM000023 is @ 8:00 AM on Wed May 13th in the Dunn County Courthouse, Branch 2. Replies Discarded.”


 

Court Date Information

If you are unsure of your court date please visit https://wcca.wicourts.gov/ to locate your case number. Your case will contain your future court date and time. If you are unable to locate your court case number please contact (715) 232-2611 to speak with the Clerk of Courts office.