To carry out the duties of the Circuit Court set forth in the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Wisconsin as efficiently and as fairly as possible.
Circuit Court, Branch I generally conducts probate of estates, guardianships of minors and incompetents, juvenile hearings, adoptions, mental hearings, alcoholic commitments, traffic cases and one half of superior civil cases, and some criminal cases.
Branch I also handles small claims ($5,000.00 or less) and performs marriage ceremonies.
General jurisdiction changes every two years.
THE JUDGE AND JUDICIAL ASSISTANT CANNOT GIVE LEGAL ADVICE NOR MAY THEY ACT AS AN ATTORNEY.
MENOMINEE COUNTY CASES:
Menominee County cases are filed with the Menominee County Clerk of Court. That office is located at PO Box 279, Keshena WI 54135. The telephone number is (715) 799-3313. Fine and forfeiture payments are made at the Menominee County Clerk of Court. Scheduling takes place with the judicial assistant who can be reached at appropriate phone number listed above. Hearings on Menominee County cases take place at the Shawano County Courthouse.
TALKING WITH THE JUDGE:
The Judge may only talk on the record with both sides to an action present.
TRANSCRIPTS AND RELATED INFORMATION:
Obtained from the Court Reporter.
Phone: (715) 526-9352
Fax: (715) 526-4915
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Shawano County Courthouse
311 N. Main St.
Shawano, WI 54166
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed daily from
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.