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  • Child Support Agency
    (262) 335-4377
    Services to help you establish or enforce child support, set up income withholding, intercept income tax refunds, get liens against property, collect child support from a parent living in another state, and establish paternity. Child support lien docket
  • Clerk of Courts
    (262) 335-4341
    FAQs and information related to family court and mediation, name change, small claims, traffic & forfeiture citations, and jury duty. Brochures on types of restraining orders. Court forms; court records for civil, criminal, family, traffic and ordinance cases; civil judgment and lien docket; pay fees online; jury information
  • County Clerk
    (262) 335-4301 Marriage licenses, elections and voter registration, and county government records
  • District Attorney
    (262) 335-4311
  • Family Court Commissioner
    (262) 335-6820
  • Register in Probate
    (262) 335-4334
    Guidelines to procedure and forms for informal and formal probate; adoption, step parent adoption, adult adoption and foreign adoption; guardianship of a minor, guardianship of an incompetent, and foreign guardianship; juvenile restraining orders; termination of parental rights; and termination of testamentary trust. Adoptions, civil commitments, estates and trust, guardianship and probate
  • Register of Deeds
    (262) 335-4318
    Birth, marriage and death records; real estate records; termination of decedent's property interest; and register firm names
  • Sheriff's Department
    (262) 335-4378
    County law enforcement; operation of the county jail; execution or service of legal documents including restraining orders, evictions, repossessions, and foreclosure sales; execution of criminal warrants

Legal Assistance Organizations

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center
    (877) 306-3030
  • Family Law Assistance Program
    On certain Tuesday's from noon to 1:00 p.m., in room 1104 of the Justice Center, volunteer attorneys assist Washington County self represented family court litigants by providing forms, written instructions, and checklists. Walk-ins are welcome, and will be assisted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Free Legal Answers Wisconsin
    Free to Wisconsin residents. Ask your legal question online and volunteer attorneys may answer your question through the website provided by the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Friends of Abused Families, Inc.
    (262) 334-5598 Offers 24-hour crisis line, shelter, one-on-one supportive counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, information and referral, community education and awareness.
  • IMPACT 2-1-1
    Dial 2-1-1 to learn about access to services and assistance in times of crisis.
  • Lawyers for Learners
    Lawyers for Learners partners with colleges across Wisconsin to connect students and community members with free legal help. Virtual or in-person help may include criminal background and arrest records; records from civil and municipal court proceedings, such as retail theft citations and debt judgments; driver’s license recovery; rental housing issues; child support and family law issues; expungement, unemployment compensation, foreclosure, bankruptcy, victim of crime issues and consumer law. Fill out the form on their website to request an appointment.
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin
    (855) 947-2529, (800) 236-1128, (920) 233-6521. Provides civil legal services for WI low-income persons. Assists people with legal issues involving family law, housing matters, public benefits, and consumer matters. Only homelessness prevention cases are taken in Waupaca County.
  • LIFT Wisconsin
    Provides a legal tune up tool to search public data and help users resolve civil legal issues, fill out forms, and resolve issues with background check, criminal court records, and eviction court records.
  • Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics
    Provides appointment-based services (some statewide) for nonprofit and small business help, adult guardianship, pardons, civil, and family issues. Some services may only be available in Milwaukee.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Referral and Information Service
    Request a referral to a Wisconsin attorney by calling (800) 362-9082.
  • Washington County Victim/Witness Assistance Program
    (262) 335-4475 A source of information and support for victims of adult and juvenile crime. A mediator and advocate for victims of crime in the criminal justice system.

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