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 has SUSPENDED In-Person Court BY THE WAUNAKEE MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Juvenile ordinance citations will be heard at 5:30 pm via the Zoom link listed below. (You will be brought into your initial appearance when it is your turn to ensure confidentiality for each juvenile defendant, so please wait patiently).
January 5th April 13th
February 2nd May 4th 
March 2nd June 1st 

Please click the following link to join the webinar https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83186462849

OR Join by Telephone: (312) 626-6799  Webinar ID: 831 8646 2849
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TRAFFIC/ORDINANCE COURT will start at 5:30 PM and GOOD CAUSE/INDIGENCY HEARINGS will follow via the Zoom link listed below.  

January 12th April 20th 
February 9th May 11th
March 9th   June 1st (@ 6:30 pm following Juvenile)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85390190911

OR Join by Telephone: (312) 626-6799  Webinar ID: 853 9019 0911

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