Court Proceedings

Initial Appearance Update

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and pursuant to the Order of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, in person appearances will be held with new procedures.  Please read the procedure options that are available to you.

Pretrial Conference Update

Pretrial Conferences have been cancelled and will be held by a telephone conference instead of a personal appearance. A letter was mailed to all affected defendants regarding this change. Read more here.

Public Proceedings

Proceedings are open to the public except in juvenile matters. Indigency hearings can be scheduled on request. View more detailed information here (PDF).

Code Violations

The court is responsible for adjudication of all Municipal Code violations, which include traffic, city ordinance and alcohol beverage code matters.

Parking Tickets

Parking tickets must be paid at the Police Department at 224 E. Jefferson Street, Burlington.


If you have questions about a citation or appearance, please call the Municipal Court Clerk at 262-342-1129.