Available Information from Court Staff

Court staff does not provide legal advice.
If you need legal advice, please contact a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, you could contact the Attorney Information and Referral Service of the State Bar of Wisconsin at 1-800-362-9082 for the name of a lawyer.

Brad W. Matthiesen, Municipal Court Judge
We Will Provide
We Cannot Provide
  • Explain and answer questions about how municipal Court works.
  • Give you general information about court rules, procedures and practices.
  • Provide court schedules and how to get a hearing scheduled.
  • Provide information from a case file as long as the case is not confidential.
  • Provide you with court forms and instructions that are available, and check your forms for completeness.
  • Give information about court deadlines.
  • Recommend what actions to take.
  • Recommend what words to use in your court papers or what to say in court.
  • Research or interpret the law for you.
  • Apply the law to the fact of your case.
  • Let you talk to the Judge outside of court or talk to the Judge for you.
  • Take sides in a case.
  • Change an order signed by the Judge.
  • Compute deadlines for you.
The Court, including the Judge and all Court staff must remain impartial. They do not take sides in any matter coming before the Court.

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