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  • Child Support Agency
    (414) 615-2586
    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
  • Circuit Courts
    Court forms; court records for civil, criminal, family, traffic and ordinance cases; civil judgment and lien docket; pay fees online; jury information
  • Clerk of Court
    (262) 970-6676 Court forms; court records for civil, criminal, family, traffic and ordinance cases; civil judgment and lien docket; pay fees online; jury information
  • Corporation Counsel
    (262) 548-7432
  • County Clerk
    (262) 548-7010
    Marriage licenses, domestic partnership information; elections and voter registration, and county government records
  • Court Officials
  • District Attorney
    (262) 548-7076
  • Family Court Commissioner
    (262) 548-7446
  • Family Court Self Help Center
    Compiles family court information and gives an overview of legal services available.
  • Register in Probate
    (262) 548-7468
    Adoptions, civil commitments, estates and trust, guardianship and probate
  • Register of Deeds
    (262) 548-7583
    Birth, marriage and death records; real estate records; termination of decedent's property interest; and register firm names
  • Sheriff's Department
    Non Emergency: (262) 446-5070, Business Office: (262) 548-7122 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
    (866) 677-2372
  • Family Legal Clinic
    (262) 548-7544 The center provides a public access computer and materials for legal research purposes, copy services (for a fee), and family court staff who provide assistance with court forms, procedural information, referrals to community and legal resources.
  • Foreclosure Mediation Program
  • 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
  • IMPACT 2-1-1
    Dial 2-1-1 to learn about access to services and assistance in times of crisis.
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Service; Waukesha Co Bar Ass'n
    (262) 544-4016 Provides free over the phone referral service for anyone that has a legal question or is seeking to obtain legal counsel.
  • 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
    (888) 278-0633 Provides civil legal services for WI low-income persons. Assists people with legal issues involving family law, housing matters, public benefits, and consumer matters
  • 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.
  • Rise Law Center / Centro Legal Rise
    (608) 256-1015 Multilingual law office which provides direct representation to immigrants and refugees in immigration and family law, as well as protection orders. Immigration services are offered statewide.
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Referral and Information Service
    Request a referral to a Wisconsin attorney by calling (800) 362-9082.
  • Victim/Witness Assistance Program
    (262) 548-7071 Provides assistance, support and notification services to crime victims and witnesses in exercising their rights throughout the prosecution of criminal and juvenile cases. Mobile victim assistance program available.

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