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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26, Nov 2014 - Iowa, WI Woman gets 25 years in West Branch kidnapping
A federal judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who kidnapped her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside in freezing temperatures in Iowa to 25 years in prison.                
26, Nov 2014 - Evidence thrown out in Devils Lake fishing bust
A judge has ruled that North Dakota game wardens improperly searched a Devils Lake rental home where five Wisconsin anglers were caught last summer with what authorities said was an illegal amount of fish.
26, Nov 2014 - Lafayette, WI Purdue student who killed Wisconsin peer kills self in prison
INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student earlier this year has been found dead from an apparent suicide in his prison cell, state correction officials said Wednesday.
26, Nov 2014 - Evidence not allowed in case against fish poachers
A judge has ruled that North Dakota game wardens improperly searched a Devils Lake rental home where five Wisconsin anglers were caught last summer with what authorities said was an illegal amount of fish.
26, Nov 2014 - Judge sentences woman to 25 years in newborn kidnapping case
MADISON -- A federal judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who kidnapped her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside in freezing temperatures in Iowa to 25 years in prison.
26, Nov 2014 - Wisconsin: Woman who kidnapped newborn nephew sentenced to 25 years
MADISON, Wis. -- A federal judge sentenced a Colorado woman Monday to 25 years in prison for kidnapping her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and leaving him for dead behind an Iowa gas station as police closed in, calling her a chronic liar who would have let the child die.
25, Nov 2014 - Price, WI Identity theft ring busted in Wisconsin: “You could spend a lifetime trying to unravel what this
BROWN DEER (WITI) — A family of thieves is busted in Brown Deer and it leads to an investigation of crimes throughout the Midwest. Surveillance video from October 4th, 2012 shows a crime in progress at the Kohl’s on Green Bay Road. Verita Hines-Flagg and her nephew are about to be caught spending other people’s […]
25, Nov 2014 - Judge won't launch probe of John Doe prosecutors
MILWAUKEE -- A southern Wisconsin judge has rejected a request by a conservative group to investigate the Milwaukee County prosecutor behind a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and his allies.
25, Nov 2014 - Muskego, WI Former assembly majority leader pleads no contest to sexual assault charges
Wisconsin State Representative Bill Kramer is to be sentenced in Waukesha County on sexual assault charges.The former Assembly majority leader agreed to plead no contest to two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault just before he was to go on trial on felony charges.
25, Nov 2014 - Racine, WI Van Hollen: On Election Day, attorneys general, special agents will be watching at polling location
MADISON (WITI) — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), as a part of its ongoing election integrity efforts, will again be sending assistant attorneys general and special agents from the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) to various polling locations across the state on Election Day (Tuesday, November 4, 2014), to […]
25, Nov 2014 - 3 convicted of swindling seniors out of millions
Three Wisconsin residents have been convicted in a timeshare resale scheme that prosecutors said swindled several thousand people out of more than $2 million from 2007 to 2011. U.S. Attorney James Santelle announced Tuesday that Jason Schultz, Jessica Gilbert and Jessica Weinhart were convicted of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Each faces up to 30 years in prison. The FBI said ...
25, Nov 2014 - Waukesha, WI Girl accused in 'Slenderman' case still believes in him, says lawyer
A lawyer for a Wisconsin girl accused of luring a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please Slenderman said on Tuesday his client still believes in the fictional Internet character and is unfit to stand trial.
25, Nov 2014 - Muskego, WI Wisconsin lawmaker sentenced to jail for sexual assault
State Rep. Bill Kramer is headed to jail for five months after pleading no contest to fourth-degree sexual assault.
25, Nov 2014 - Court: Wisconsin employer must arbitrate termination of union employee
(11/20) An employer covered by a labor agreement fired a union employee and then argued the matter wasn't subject to arbitration. Read on to see what the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin—thought of that argument.
25, Nov 2014 - Doctor: Girl is competent for trial in stabbing
WAUKESHA, Wisconsin (AP) " A state doctor says the mental condition of one of two girls accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man has improved, and that the 12-year-old is fit...
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