The Clerk of Court Office will be undergoing a
remodeling project from
November 30th through December 18th.
Access to the office and staff will be limited
during this time.
In addition, the Law Library will be closed to
accommodate the required
relocation of partitions and equipment
for the remodeling project.
Thank you for your patience!
Our office is the administrative record keeping office for the Eau Claire County Circuit Courts. We offer many resources and links to assist you in accessing the court system. If you have any questions, please contact us.
On January 5, 2015 Susan Schaffer took office as the elected Clerk of Circuit Court.
Our office will be closed on the following upcoming dates
December 25-26, 2017,
January 1, 2018 and January 15, 2018
for County observed holidays.
Hours of Operation
We are open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday Please arrive in time to COMPLETE all business prior to 5 p.m.
All Eau Claire County offices will be closed the following holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day
New counter case filings must be submitted no later than 4:45 p.m. or they will not be processed until the next business day.
A drop box is also provided for in person filings and payments after 5 p.m.
Please listen carefully to the menu to select the case type that applies. Our staff might be in court or helping customers at the counter, please leave a message (name, number and case number, if applicable) and we will return your call as soon as we can.
Press 1: Office hours, address, and fax
Press 2: Questions about a fee or fine
Press 3: Divorce, paternity, child custody and placement, and restraining orders
Press 4: Traffic, ordinance or under age drinking
Press 5: Civil or small claims
Press 6: Criminal
Press 7: More Options
Press 9: To repeat Options
Press 0: To leave a message
Copies of court documents are $1.25/page (amount provided by statute) and will be available through the Public Access Terminal at the Clerk of Court's office. A public access copier ($0.25/page) is available in the County Law Library for copying documents prior to filing.
Court staff may not provide legal advice or recommend a specific course of action for an individual. Our office does provide some forms, written instructions and common, routinely employed court procedures to assist court users. Court staff shall remain impartial and may not provide or withhold assistance for the purpose of giving one party an advantage over another. It is advised that an individual seek the assistance of an attorney for more comprehensive and individualized assistance (From Supreme Court Rule 70.41)