|Provide information and assistance to the general public as to formal and informal probate matters; to assist the court with clerking of court hearings and maintenance of court files for juvenile, probate, guardianship, civil commitment, adoption and termination of parental rights proceedings; to collect funds due to the County through juvenile forfeitures, filing fees, costs and attorney fee reimbursements in guardianship, commitment, juvenile and probate matters.
Accepts payments on court obligations in juvenile, guardianship and commitment matters; maintain court files, prepare interim and dispositional orders, administer informal probate, clerk court proceedings, prepare weekly deposits and provide weekly and monthly reports to the County Treasurer's office.
WE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE.
For assistance on locating a lawyer, call:
Lawyer Referral and Information Services
1-800-362-9082 (sponsored by the State Bar of WI)
Monday through Friday - 7 A.M. to 6 P.M.
Register in Probate Responsibilities:
File & maintain court records involving guardianship, juveniles, adoption, termination of parental rights, mental health issues, and probate as authorized under Chapters 48, 54, 55, 851-879 and 938 of Wis. Stats.
Case Type Information
b. Probate-A Personal Representative’s Guide to Informal Probate in Wisconsin is available @ www.wripa.org (click Links for website)
c. Guardianship (click Links for websites)
e. Termination of Parental Rights
||Gwen Hoffman - Register in Probate
Phone: (715) 526-8631
Fax: (715) 526-8622
Click here to email
||Shawano County Courthouse
311 N. Main St.
Shawano, WI 54166
||Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.