Clerk of Courts

Cindy Joosten, Wood County Clerk of Courts

Office Information

Wood County Clerk of Courts
Wood County Courthouse (Map)
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Phone: 715-421-8490
Fax: 715-421-8691

Mailing Address
Cindy L. Joosten, Clerk of Circuit Court
P.O. Box 8095
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8095

About Us

The role of Wisconsin’s court system is to protect individuals’ rights, privileges and liberties, to maintain the rule of law, and to provide a forum for the resolution of disputes that is fair, accessible, independent, and effective.

The mission of the Wood County Clerk of Circuit Court is to coordinate and manage the business and financial operations of the Wood County Clerk of Circuit Courts Office and to provide courteous, proficient and professional services to all internal and external customers.

The Clerk of Court’s Office is the official record keeper for matters brought before the Wood County Circuit Court. The office receives and disburses bail, fines, forfeitures, fees, and restitution as provided for by state statute or upon order of the court and supports and assists other county and state agencies through the coordination of services and the collection and reporting of case related information.

Phone Contacts

Collection Deputy 715-421-8498
Payment Plans 715-421-8498
Jury Clerk 715-421-8494
Jury Information Line 715-421-8888
Small Claims 715-421-8548
Civil & Family Cases 715-421-8807
Traffic or Ordinance Citations 715-421-8491
Branch I Secretary 715-421-8520
Branch I Fax 715-421-8896
Branch II Secretary 715-421-8518
Branch II Fax 715-421-8535
Branch III Secretary 715-421-8415
Branch III Fax 715-421-8740

Most issues cannot be dealt with through e-mail. Please call our office for information.

For information pertaining to marriage licenses, passports, or vehicle titling services, please visit the County Clerk's page.

Court Closure Dates

The Wood County Clerk of Courts Office will be closed the following days in 2017 and 2018:

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23, 2017
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 24, 2017
Christmas Friday, December 22, 2017
Christmas Monday, December 25, 2017
New Year's Eve Friday, December 29, 2017
New Year's Day Monday, January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 15, 2018*
Good Friday Friday, March 30, 2018
Memorial Day Monday, May, 28, 2018
Independence Day Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day Monday, September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 22, 2018
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 23, 2018
Christmas Eve Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Day Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Years Eve Monday, December 31, 2018
New Years Day Tuesday, January 1, 2019

* The Courthouse remains open on these dates.

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