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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28, Jul 2014 - Waukesha, WI News World
Slender Man illustration. (Wikicommons) WAUKESHA, Wis. -- A judge on Wednesday ordered a competency hearing for one of two Wisconsin pre-teen girls accused of stabbing a friend to please the fictional Internet character "Slenderman" after experts deemed her mentally incompetent to proceed with her defense.
28, Jul 2014 - La Crosse, WI Minnesota man convicted of La Crosse camera store murder seeks new trial
A Minnesota man sentenced to life in prison for killing the owner of a Wisconsin camera store and his teenage son has requested a new trial.
28, Jul 2014 - Dane, WI Wisconsin judge clarifies abortion law
A Dane County circuit court judge has ruled that Wisconsin doctors do not have to be present when a woman takes drugs prescribed for a medical abortion.
28, Jul 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin police chief charged with setting up Tea Party member as porn fan
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A police chief in Wisconsin was charged on Thursday with creating accounts on pornographic and dating websites under the name of a local Tea Party advocate to even a score with him, court records showed. Town of Campbell Police Chief Timothy Kelemen was charged with misdemeanor unlawful use of computerized communication systems in La Crosse County ...
28, Jul 2014 - Racine, WI State Supreme Court: Ruling upheld in case of teen who shot Racine man
RACINE — A judge’s less-than-specific wording still resulted in a Milwaukee teen properly being prosecuted in adult court for shooting a Racine man in the back, according to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
28, Jul 2014 - Doddy in Winnebago County Jail after waiving extradition
Terence Doddy appeared in a Rock County, Wisconsin court today, and waived his right against extradition to the state of Illinois.
28, Jul 2014 - Washington, WI Wisconsin State Patrol takes to skies for aerial enforcement
A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.
28, Jul 2014 - The Supreme Court’s religious parenting precedent
In the second of the three-part series, Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at Wisconsin v. Yoder, the Supreme Court “port” from which a number of religious parenting cases would be launched.
28, Jul 2014 - Wisconsin man to be sentenced in Fayetteville child rape
CHAMBERSBURG >> A Wisconsin man is set to be sentenced Wednesday morning for child rape in Fayetteville between November 2007 and November 2010.
28, Jul 2014 - La Crosse, WI Convicted murderer Jeffrey Lepsch seeks new trial
A Minnesota man sentenced to life in prison for killing the owner of a Wisconsin camera store and his teenage son has requested a new trial.
28, Jul 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin attorney general tells appeals court that gay marriage isn't a fundamental right
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.
28, Jul 2014 - Wisconsin ‘Gamesmanship’ Shouldn’t Block Gay Unions: ACLU
Wisconsin gay marriages ought to be allowed until the state follows through on announced plans to challenge a federal court ruling that its ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional, according to the ACLU.
28, Jul 2014 - Gay couples want 3-judge review
Attorneys on either side of a lawsuit over Wisconsin and Indiana's overthrown gay marriage bans are wrangling over how many federal judges should hear the states' appeal, a technical issue that could make a big difference.
27, Jul 2014 - Gay couples' lawyers object to full-court hearing
INDIANAPOLIS -- Attorneys on either side of a lawsuit over Wisconsin and Indiana's overthrown gay marriage bans are wrangling over how many federal judges should hear the states' appeal, a technical issue that could make a big difference.
27, Jul 2014 - Eau Claire, WI Eau Claire man, woman sentenced to prison for dealing meth
These cases, along with a June 4, 2014 indictment against Pa Xiong, 32, St. Paul, Minnesota, are part of an ongoing, joint initiative to combat methamphetamine distribution in Western Wisconsin.
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