Municipal Court

Responsibilities


The Waunakee Municipal Court strives to provide professional court proceedings which follow all applicable laws and ensures the rights of all persons are observed.

The Waunakee Municipal Court handles local traffic and ordinance violations.

Court Sessions

  • Juvenile Court - scheduled for the 1st or 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Regular Court - scheduled for the 2nd and/or 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Pre-Trial Conference - scheduled for the 4th or 5th Tuesday of the month
  • Trial - scheduled for the 4th or 5th Tuesday of the month
All Court proceedings, Pre-Trials and Trials are held in the Board Chambers at the Village Hall.  Juvenile Court proceedings, Regular Court proceedings and Trials begin at 5:30 p.m. and Pre-Trials begin at 1 p.m.

Court Judge

The current Municipal Court Judge is Nicholas J. Rifelj.

THE WAUNAKEE MUNICIPAL COURT IS CLOSED BY THE WAUNAKEE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

On July 14th, 2020 - JUVENILE COURT/HOLD OPENS will start at 5:30 PM, TRAFFIC/ORDINANCE COURT will start at 6:30 PM and GOOD CAUSE/INDIGENCY HEARINGS will follow via the Zoom link listed below.  

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84591496733

Or Telephone:
1-312-626-6799  Webinar ID: 845 9149 6733

If you have any questions/concerns, PLEASE call 608-849-4573 or email jsorenson@waunakee.com. These are being monitored during this time.

Thank you,
WAUNAKEE MUNICIPAL COURT