Due to the concerns of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and for the protection of the public and employees we’ve limited access to the Clerk of Courts office.
We encourage you to complete Clerk of Court business online, over the phone or by mail. My staff will be available by phone at 920-832-5131 and PRESS 0 to answer questions that are not listed.
You may deposit check or money order in the drop slot located to the left of the doors or mail to Outagamie Clerk of Courts, 320 S Walnut St., Appleton, WI 54911.
Payment by credit card or e-check may be made at the following website: https://wcca.wicourts.gov. After agreeing to the website terms select PAY FEES and follow the instructions (a small convenience fee is added). If you do not have internet access you may call 832-5134 or 968-2991 and leave a message.
For account questions, please call 832-4780 or 832-5648 and leave message.
NEW CASE FILINGS, MOTIONS
If you wish to file a new court action like small claims, civil, divorce or file a Temporary restraining order or other case type please call 832-5132. My staff will work through the form requirements, filing fee, requirements on the number of copies you need and how to receive an authenticated copy.
You will need to place the new filing in the “After hours payment drop box” with the filing fee attached. Please make sure your Money order and check are included. No cash. Authenticated copies can be mailed to you at no charge. Include your phone # on the filing information. For case filings that do not require a filing fee, you may fax those to 920-832-5115
Not guilty pleas for traffic cases can be placed in the “After hours payment drop box” as well. Questions on traffic cases and not guilty pleas can be directed to 832-5653.
Record requests can be completed over the phone (or by fax to 920-832-5115) and emailed to you after payment. If you are unable to pay with a credit card, you can send a written request to: Outagamie County Clerk of Courts, 320 S Walnut Street, Appleton, WI 54911. All record requests questions can call 832-5130 for future assistance. Per Wis. Stat. 814.61(10), copies are $1.25 per page.
Jury trials scheduled through May 22, 2020 have been cancelled. If you have questions for the jury clerk, please call 832-5132.
JUVENILE, ADOPTION CASES
If you have questions about juvenile cases or how to file adoption paperwork, please call 832-5138 or 832-5139.