Due to the concerns of COVID-19 and for the protection of the public and employees we have limited access to the Clerk of Courts office.
We encourage you to complete Clerk of Courts business online, over the phone or by mail. Our staff will be available by phone at (920-459-3068) to assist with questions.
You may mail your payments to:
Clerk of Courts
615 N. 6th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Payment by credit card or e-check maybe made by the following website: https://wcca.wicourts.gov. After agreeing with the website terms select PAY FEES and follow the instructions. You may also pay with GovPayNet: https://www.GovPayNow.com or by phone 1-888-604-7888. GovPayNet will ask for a PLC (Pay Location Code) 1576, you will also will need your CASE # or CITATION#.
If you do not have internet access you may contact our office at (920-459-3827) and our staff will assist you with your questions.
New Case Filings
If you are filing a new small claims, civil, divorce or filing a temporary restraining order or other case types please call (920)459-3064. Our staff will assist you with your questions regarding obtaining forms, filing fee requirements and number of copies needed.
Forms can be accessed at https://www.wicourts.gov and click on the forms tab.
To effectively and efficiently facilitate the administration of justice.
Summary of Responsibilities
We, the Clerk of Circuit Courts Office, a public administrative entity charged by Statute with administration of and record keeping for the Circuit Courts of Sheboygan County, are dedicated to providing excellent service to the courts and the general public whom we serve.
The Clerk of Circuit Courts is a public official elected every four years, whose primary duties are enumerated in Section 59.40 of the Wisconsin Statutes. The Clerk is the administrator of the Clerk of Circuit Courts Office and carries the responsibility of budgeting and administering trial court resources accurately, effectively and efficiently.
The Clerk of Circuit Courts Office is required to maintain a record of all documents filed with the courts, keep a record of all court proceedings and collect the various fees, fines and forfeitures ordered by the court or specified by statute.
The Clerk also provides support personnel to each of the five Circuit Courts, as well as the Court Commissioner and all other outside judges who hear cases in Sheboygan County. The staff is responsible for taking minutes in the courtroom and preparing all notices, judgments of conviction, jail and prison papers, driver's license suspensions, juvenile placement orders and all other documentation and orders required by statute.
Jury management is another function of the Clerk of Circuit Courts Office. The Clerk's Office is responsible for qualifying, selecting and notifying potential jurors for service to the five Circuit Courts. Annually, in excess of 5,500 questionnaires are mailed to county residents, and from the responses four different jury pools are created for each of the thirteen four week terms of service.
The Clerk of Circuit Court and the deputy clerks in this office are committed to providing you with excellent customer service.
We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about the services of this office or the procedures you must follow for a particular circuit court process.
Please be advised, however, that our staff is prohibited by State law from rendering legal advice, restating the law or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action.
Nothing on this website is intended to advise anyone as to legal remedies for a particular circumstance.