Courts in Wisconsin
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The Wisconsin State Court system is simple, and consists of four levels of courts, with one court at each level. There are 241 Wisconsin Municipal Courts that exclusively handle traffic infractions and other ordinance violations. Next are Wisconsin's Circuit Courts, which handle many types of cases including those relating to domestic relations and juvenile matters, as well as most other civil and criminal cases. The next highest Wisconsin court is its Court of Appeals, which hears civil, criminal, administrative agency and juvenile appeals, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court is the state's highest court. If you're looking for Wisconsin public records, you can use the Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP) online database, located at, to find information regarding Wisconsin court records for Circuit Court cases. There is a separate online system,, that provides information about Wisconsin cases in appellate courts. The Wisconsin Court System's website,, provides a list of current Supreme Court cases, information about representing yourself in Wisconsin, allows you to pay Wisconsin court fees online, and tells you how to file a small claims cases in Wisconsin.
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17, Apr 2014 - Langlade, WI Wisconsin ex-deputy gets 3 years for sexual assault
A former Langlade County deputy who was convicted of sexually assaulting a child has been sentenced to three years in prison.
17, Apr 2014 - Waukesha, WI Man charged with threatening judge through liens
VOORHEES A man now living in Wisconsin has been charged with threatening a public servant and 28 counts of harassment for filing for millions of dollars' worth of fraudulent liens against public officials in South Jersey, authorities said Tuesday.
17, Apr 2014 - Waukesha, WI Wisconsin's ex-majority leader to plead not guilty to sex assault
WAUKESHA, Wis. -- The lawyer for former state Majority Leader Bill Kramer says his client will plead not guilty to two counts of second-degree sexual assault.
17, Apr 2014 - Waukesha, WI Appellate Court Rules Against State Senator over Releasing Names
Wisconsin State Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) is deciding whether he will turn over thousands of names and email addresses to a think-tank organization, or continue using tax-payer money to try and bring a case to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
17, Apr 2014 - Green Bay, WI Child forensic interviews boost courtroom success
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17, Apr 2014 - Janesville, WI Other view: More communities should listen to judge
A St. Croix County judge just sent a strong message to local police agencies across Wisconsin.
17, Apr 2014 - Sheboygan, WI Documentary on life, lit in Wisconsin prison
'Dostoevsky Behind Bars,' a new documentary about teaching Russian literature to inmates at a Wisconsin prison, is making its debut this week at the Wisconsin Film Festival.
17, Apr 2014 - Eau Claire, WI 5 years in prison for deadly bike crash
A woman accused of driving drunk and killing a dentist who was biking in western Wisconsin has been sentenced to five years in prison.
17, Apr 2014 - Eau Claire, WI For deadly Wisconsin bike crash, 5 years in prison
A woman accused of driving drunk and killing a dentist who was biking in western Wisconsin has been sentenced to five years in prison.
17, Apr 2014 - Bend man pleads guilty to Wisconsin tax evasion
A Bend man and former Wisconsin resident who co-founded three self-help and personal development companies there pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Madison to failing to report more than $1.3 million in earnings, prosecutors said.
17, Apr 2014 - Janesville doctor gets 2 years probation for illegal painkillers
A well-known physician from south-central Wisconsin was sentenced to probation for fraudulently getting prescription painkillers.
17, Apr 2014 - USA, Wisconsin: Lesbian Couple Takes Marriage Equality Lawsuit to State Supreme Court
A lesbian couple in Wisconsin is asking the court to overturn the state's marriage equality ban. Katherine Halopka-Ivery and Linda Halopka-Ivery filed a lawsuit directly with the high court Wednesday, bypassing the trial and appellate courts.
16, Apr 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Dog-Fighting Ring Bust: 12 Arrested, ‘Tentacles Reach Throughout the Country’
Milwaukee Dog-Fighting Ring Bust: 12 Arrested, ‘Tentacles Reach Throughout the Country’ Milwaukee Dog-Fighting Ring Bust: 12 Arrested, ‘Tentacles Reach Throughout the Country’ Has Been Optimized A year-long investigation into a brutal dog-fighting operation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has resulted in twelve arrests and one suspect still at large, according to Milwaukee County District Attorney John ...
16, Apr 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Feds: 27 people indicted in drug investigation
Federal officials in Wisconsin say 27 people have been indicted on drug-trafficking and related charges following a three-year investigation. U.S. Attorney James Santelle says the drug ring was led by a 40-year-old Pewaukee man who used family and friends in Milwaukee to distribute cocaine, heroin and marijuana and then launder the proceeds by buying cars, a boat and real estate. Santelle says ...
16, Apr 2014 - Wisconsin Supreme Court to take teeth case
The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a judge violated a jail inmate's rights when he ordered the prisoner to open his mouth and display his platinum teeth to support a detective's testimony.
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