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MISSION STATEMENT: To afford those using the Court system all the necessary information and documentation to allow them to be informed on procedures, and give them the direction they need to complete their court related activities or litigation.
The Clerk of Courts Office requests that parties
wishing to have file stamped documents 
returned to them after filing, please include self
addressed, stamped envelope
 (with proper postage amount)
along with your documents for filing.

For your convenience, text message reminders for future hearing dates can be sent to your cell phone. If interested please contact the Clerk of Courts at 715-526-9347.

Clerk of Court Responsibilities
  • Maintain Court Case Management - Criminal, Family, Small Claim and Forfeitures (includes DNR, traffic and Ordinances)
  • Maintain Judgment and Lien dockets (Tax warrants, Unemployment warrants, Workers Compensation warrants, Hospital liens, Construction liens. Small claims judgments & large Civil judgments
  • Collection/Enforcement of fines, forfeitures and restution
  • Maintains list of Certified Jurors.
  • Process passport applications. including taking of passport photos
All attorneys &  Pro Se Small Claims filers that file 10 or more cases per year must efile cases effective May 1, 2017. Please review the process at

If you are looking to convert a paper file or a file retained electronically (FTR) to electronic filing please contact the Clerk of Courts office at 715-526-9347.

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 circimstance.

We are not allowed to give legal advice.
For assistance in locating a lawyer call:
Lawyer Referral and Information Service
Monday through Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin

Contact:  Ethan Schmidt - Clerk of Court
Phone: (715) 526-9347
Fax: (715) 526-4915
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Address:  Shawano County Courthouse
2nd Floor, Room 206
311 N. Main St.
Shawano, WI 54166
Office Hours:  Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
excluding holidays

Handicapped parking and entrance are located on the South end of the Courthouse.

Parking lots are available directly behind the Courthouse (on same block) and also on the block directly West (behind) the Courthouse.