Clerk of Circuit Court, mages court business operations. The Clerk also works with other offices, including the Register in Probate, and Family Court Commissioner to do this.
The circuit court hears criminal and traffic cases for La Crosse County and the state of Wisconsin. The Circuit court also hears some municipal code violation cases. The circuit court also hears family, civil, juvenile, and probate cases.
Our goal is to provide superior justice related services to all participants and the general public. We hope you find this information helpful. If you wish to reach us by phone, our telephone number is 608-785-9590.
La Crosse County Clerk of Courts
Request to Appear Remotely GF-306; Request to Appear Remotely (wicourts.gov)
Order on Request to Appear Remotely GF-307; Order on Request to Appear Remotely (wicourts.gov)
The court uses a program called Zoom to conduct remote hearings. Zoom is free for you to use. you do not have to download any software to use Zoom. You will need a web camera and microphone connected to your computer. If you do not have a microphone and webcam connected to your computer, you can appear by phone. With your phone you can appear on video or by telephone only. If you us a computer with a microphone, do not call on a phone. Using both at the same time will create feedback noise.
Tammy Pedretti, Clerk of Courts
333 Vine Street, Room 1200
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9590
FAX: (608) 789-7821
Email: [email protected]
Criminal Clerk: 785-9691
Jury Clerk: 608-785-9690
Small Claims Clerk: 608-785-9689
Traffic Clerk: 608-785-9706
Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Weekdays (except when jury trials continue beyond 4:30 PM. The courthouse will remain open to allow the public access to the trial until concluded or adjourned.)
The clerk of court and the clerk's staff cannot give legal advice. Legal questions should be directed to your attorney or to the Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-362-9082.