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Check out the Clerk of Court webpage for U.S Passport information and links on how to get your passport. The passport book link will take you there.
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There are a couple of brochures that can help you figure out if you are eligible for expunging your criminal court record. The first brochure was created by the Director of State Courts Office of Court Operations. Expunging Circuit Court Records Brochure (PDF)
The second brochure is from the WI Department of Justice Crime Information Bureau. Removal of CIB arrest information (PDF)
WI Governor Pardon's website
WI State Law Library resources for Expunging Records, Removal of Arrest Records, and Governor's Pardons.
The clock link will take you to the Appearance Times Page where you can search the WiCourts.gov "CCAP" database to "find your" case(s). You can use a simple statewide search by using your first and last name. It will bring up everyone with that name, so you may need to verify which case(s) are yours. If you know your case number, you could type the case number and select the county your case is filed in.
There is also a "Kiosk" located on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse for the public to use to look up circuit court cases that are scheduled for a hearing that day.
If you have a court case and provide your cell phone number, you will receive a text message notice of upcoming court activities for criminal, traffic, and forfeiture cases. If you want it for other cases type, you will need to contact the Clerk of Court to provide your cell phone number. There is an option to opt-out to stop the messages.
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There are Domestic Abuse and Harassment informational forms that can be obtained at the Clerk of Court office or online. Check the Temporary Restraining Order Information Page.
If your citation is for a non-criminal offense and was issued by the City of Stevens Point or the Village of Plover, you may want to contact the municipal clerk of court at 715-342-4054. Or, you can use the link to redirect to the City of Stevens Point website.
CCAP icon If the citation is for a non-criminal offense and was not issued by the City or Village, it may have not been filed with the Clerk of Court yet. Once it is filed, the case will show on the wicourts.gov (aka CCAP) website. You may want to contact the Portage County Clerk of Court at 715-346-1364, ext. 4 to verify or use the link to check back later on the CCAP website.
If your citation or bond is for a criminal offense, the District Attorney may not have filed the case with the Clerk of Court yet. Once it is filed, the case will show on the wicourts.gov (aka CCAP) website. You may want to contact the District Attorney at 715-346-1300 to verify or use the link to check back later on the CCAP website.
Appearances on new charges are held at different times throughout the day/week. Please contact either the District Attorney's Office at 715-346-1300 or the Clerk of Courts Office anytime after 10:30 am.
These appearances are normally held during the late morning hours or in the early afternoon. If a call is made too early, the information will not be available. The defendant may or may not appear in person in the courtroom for the appearance. Many times they will appear by video appearance at the jail.
If you are the Defendant, an appearance is REQUIRED for ALL scheduled hearings unless otherwise noted. If you fail to appear for any appearance, a warrant WILL be issued for your arrest and you may be charged with bail-jumping.
If you are unable to appear, you should immediately contact your attorney or, if you have not retained an attorney, the District Attorney's Office at 715-346-1300 or the Clerk of Courts Office.
After the case is closed, it may take the Clerk of Courts Office 2 to 4 weeks to return any bond money to the poster.
In the event the defendant is found guilty and sentenced, the bond money will be applied to fines, costs, restitution, or as the Court orders. After being applied, if there is bond money to be refunded, it will be returned to the poster.
If the charges are dismissed, the bond money will be returned to the poster.
If you wish to receive your bond money back prior to the closing of the case, the poster will need to provide a written request to the Judge that it is assigned to the Defendant's case(s). The Judge may require a hearing to be scheduled to make the determination of returning bond prior to the case(s) being closed.