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Municipal Court

MUNICIPAL COURT INFORMATION

 

If you are issued a citation by the City of Sheboygan Falls Police Department the date and time written on your citation is the initial court appearance date.  The Municipal Court office is located at 375 Buffalo Street, Second Floor,  Sheboygan Falls WI

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

TELEPHONE

920-467-0763

FAX

920-467-2662

COURT IS HELD AT THE SHEBOYGAN FALLS MUNICIPAL BUILDING IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 375 BUFFALO STREET, SHEBOYGAN FALLS WISCONSIN

COURT APPEARANCE INFORMATION

If you are REQUIRED to appear or if you wish to appear in court to plead "guilty" or "no contest" before the Municipal Judge, YOU MUST APPEAR AT THE SHEBOYGAN FALLS MUNICIPAL BUILDING at the date & time noted on your citation.

ENTERING A PLEA

"Not Guilty" Plea

If you enter a plea of "Not Guilty", your case will be scheduled for a Pretrial Conference with the prosecuting attorney.  If the case is not resolved at the Pretrial, the case will then be scheduled for a Trial to the Court.  Be advised that if you plead "NOT GUILTY", your case will not be heard at your initial court date; instead you will be given a new court date.  All Pretrial Conferences are MANDATORY COURT APPEARANCES.

To plead "Not Guilty", do ONE of the following:

    1.  Mark "Not Guilty" on the Municipal Court Procedure handout and mail it to:

Sheboygan Falls Municipal Court

P.O.  Box 186

Sheboygan Falls WI 53085

Or fax the form to 920-467-2662.  You will be notified of your new court date by U.S. Mail approximately one week after the initial court appearance date.

DO NOT APPEAR FOR COURT UNTIL YOU ARE NOTIFIED TO DO SO

    2.  Go to the Municipal Court Office located at 375 Buffalo Street, Second Floor,  Sheboygan Falls and complete a Not Guilty Plea form and you will receive a new court date immediately.

    3.  Appear at the Sheboygan Falls Municipal Building at the date and time noted on your citation to plead "Not Guilty".     You will receive a new court date at that time.

*NOTE:  A "Not Guilty" plea made by #1 or #2 above must be received no late than one day prior to you initial court date.

"Guilty" or "No Contest" Plea

If you do not wish to contest your citation, complete the Municipal Court Procedure handout and mail to:

Sheboygan Falls Municipal Court

P.O. Box 186

Sheboygan Falls WI 53085 

*NOTE:  If you fail to pay your citation by the court date and do not appear for court, the court will enter a "no contest" plea on your behalf (default judgment).

JURY DEMANDS

If you have been charged with a violation of Operating While Intoxicated or Operating with a Prohibited Alcohol Concentration, you are entitled to a Jury Trial on a plea of not guilty.  You must file a written request for a jury trial within ten (10) days of your initial court date.  You must also pay the required jury fee and post the bond amount noted on your citation.  If you fail to comply according to Wisconsin Statutes, your case will be scheduled for a Pretrial Conference and then a Trial to the Court if the case is not resolved at Pretrial.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

If you are mailing your payment to the Municipal Court, make your check or money order payable to "Sheboygan Falls Municipal Court".  If paying in person, you can pay with a check,  money order or cash.  

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

You may drop off your payment in the Municipal Court Payment drop box which is located on the first floor of 375 Buffalo Street, next to the elevator,  Sheboygan Falls.  The payment drop box will be accessible Monday - Friday 8 - 5 p.m.

If the citation you received includes restitution, i.e. worthless checks, retail theft, damage to property, your payment will have to be in the form of a money order or cash (no checks).

ALL PAYMENTS AND/OR CORRESPONDENCE MUST BE SENT TO THE SHEBOYGAN FALLS MUNICIPAL COURT, PO BOX 186, SHEBOYGAN FALLS WI 53085

If you have any questions, please call the Court office at 920-467-0763