Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Updated Probate Pages

The Probate Court web pages on the Clerk of Courts website have been updated with new FAQ, forms, and more current information. Thanks go again to the great folks at Dane Co Info Mgmt for their speedy work!

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

New Drug Court Info

Two updated or new documents have been added to the Clerk of Courts website regarding Drug Court in Dane County. One is "10 FAQ about Drug Court" and the other updates the information that was previously on the site. Find them under "Related Documents" on this page.

Friday, December 16, 2005

Statewide Study Report Now Available!

The Public Access to Legal Information Committee of the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin is pleased to announce the results of a year-long study of the public access to legal information and assistance in Wisconsin. Published in a 40-page report, the study compares access levels across libraries and courts, as well as noting success stories in the area of legal assistance to the public. An historical overview of the laws regarding county law libraries, as well as several sets of data, are included.

Print copies are available for $5.00 each, otherwise the report is available on the LLAW website at:

Many, many thanks go out to the LLAW members who helped with this study, especially those who offered significant comments on the drafts. A special thank you to Wisconsin State Law Librarian Jane Colwin, who read every single draft!

New Resources

The Clerk of Courts website has added two new resources:
  • A new page for important notices and reminders regarding court operations.

  • The rotation plan that judges participate in explains the judicial divisions and case assignment.