The Court views obligations to pay fines, forfeitures, costs, surcharges, assessments, fees, restitution, and reimbursements seriously and expects payment in full on or before the due dates imposed.
Online: Unpaid fine and forfeiture payments may be made online with a MasterCard, VISA, or electronic check through the Wisconsin Courts Website.
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Unpaid Traffic Citations and other fines and forfeitures can be made through allpaid using VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.
La Crosse Clerk of Courts’ Pay Location Code is 1410.
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By Mail: Checks or Money Orders made payable to the Clerk of Circuit Courts mailed to:
La Crosse County Clerk of Circuit Courts
333 Vine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Checks are acceptable ONLY for the payment of fines, fees, and restitution. We do not accept checks for bail/bond. Third Party or Starter checks are not accepted. Returned checks will be assessed additional fees.
In Person - During Regular Business Hours (8 AM to 4:30 PM):
Cash, Checks or Money Orders should be made payable to the Clerk of Circuit Courts. VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card.
La Crosse County Law Enforcement Center
333 Vine Street, Room 1200 – 1st floor
La Crosse, WI 54601
To help ensure your payment had been processed accurately, please make sure you receive and review your receipt before you leave.
Checks are acceptable ONLY for the payment of fines, fees, and restitution. We do not accept checks for bail/bond. Third Party or Starter Checks are not accepted. Returned checks will be assessed additional fees.
In Person - After Hours:
Checks or Money Orders made payable to Clerk of Circuit Court.
A Payment Drop Box is located in front of the Courthouse at 333 Vine Street
Local court rule - #506 – “Payments for foreclosures, warrants, suspensions, cash bonds and non-sufficient fund checks may only be made by certified check, money order or cash.” If you send a personal check, your check will be returned.
When filing a case or purchasing forms & documents, we do NOT normally give refunds if you:
Bail/Bond is ordered and refunded according to state statute and judicial order. If bond is to be returned, a refund will be made:
After the disposition of the case,
Please note that any restitution, fines, forfeitures, or costs imposed against a defendant can and will be paid out of the bond/bail posted without further notice. We strongly recommend any party posting bond to carefully read review the Notice to All Parties Posting Cash Bond BEFORE posting bond/bail.