Circuit Court

Offices Closed to the Public

Office is presently closed to walk-up customers.  Office staff are available by phone at 647-3956 to provide assistance with all aspects relating to Richland County Circuit Court operations.

William Andrew Sharp, Circuit Judge
P.O. Box 427, Richland Center, WI 53581
Telephone: (608) 647-2626

Stacy Kleist, Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 655, Richland Center, WI 53581
Telephone: (608) 647-3956

Jenifer Laue, Register in Probate
Courthouse, Richland Center, WI 53581
Telephone: (608) 647-2626


The Richland County Clerk of Court office is presently closed to walk-up customers.

For general assistance, call at 608/647-3956. Staff are presently available at this number Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If staff do not answer, they are likely on another line with a customer or telephonic court hearing. Please call back or, if the option presents, leave a message.

* Please note that the 647-3956 line is often busy due to the high volume of calls received by the office and the occasional use of this line for telephonic court hearings. If you call this line and encounter a busy signal or rings with no answer, please be patient and try your call again.

Forms can be found online at links/self-help law center

New cases may be filed by setting up an e-filing account at links/circuit court e-filing

Payment of fees:  Options are listed below.  In-person payments are not being accepted at this time.

Richland County Clerk of Court
PO Box 655
Richland Center, WI 53581

Please include the Defendant’s name and case number on all mailed-in payments. Checks and money orders accepted by mail; please do not send cash.

Follow the link above and directions for online payments.

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