Mandatory eFiling will become effective in Wood County Circuit court for Civil, Family, Small Claims and Paternity cases effective October 17, 2016. Training information can be found here.

Please go to the Wisconsin Court System eFile/eCourts web page for the rules and current information regarding Circuit Court eFiling.
Wood County Courthouse will be closed for Security Training on Tuesday December 6th, from 8:00am until Noon.

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 Clerk 715-421-8493
Branch I Fax 715-421-8896
Branch II Clerk 715-421-8496
Branch II Fax 715-421-8535
Branch III Clerk 715-421-8492
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 2016 and 2017:

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2016
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 25, 2016
Christmas Friday, December 23, 2016
Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016
New Year's Eve Day Friday, December 30, 2016
New Year's Day Monday, January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 16, 2017 *
Good Friday Friday, April 14, 2017
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day Monday, September 4, 2017
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

* The Courthouse remains open on these dates.

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