Courthouse Building, 2nd Floor
Melissa Zamzow, Clerk of Circuit Court
P O Box 507
209 S. Saint Marie Street
Wautoma, WI 54982-0507
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Guy Dutcher - Circuit Court Judge
Tara Gulbrandsen - Court Reporter
Rebecca Gramse - Register in Probate/Juvenile Clerk
Cheryl Neumann - Deputy Clerk of Court
Tracy Piencikowski-Gyrion - Deputy Clerk of Court
Susan Barth - Deputy Clerk of Court
Wendy Meyer - Deputy Register in Probate/Deputy Juvenile Clerk
Katrina Rasmussen - Deputy Clerk of Court
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jury Duty
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT JURY DUTY
are jurors selected?
Jurors are randomly selected from the State of Wisconsin,
Department of Transportation, Division of Motor
Vehicles driver’s license and
identification lists. The list is
comprised of people with a motor vehicle license
or identification card who live
in Waushara County and are at least 18 years old.
They are not selected from
Waushara County does not use any other source lists to comprise the pool
of jurors selected.
long is jury duty?
Waushara County assigns jurors to a one-month panel.
You are notified in advance of the
month you have been
assigned to. If jurors are needed
summonses are mailed out about one week in
advance so you can make arrangements
to be present for jury duty on the date summoned.
No person can
be required to serve/attend court as a juror for more than
5 days unless more days are needed to complete
a specific trial.
Once your one month service is complete, whether you have been summonses
courthouse or not you cannot be called again to serve for four years.
How much will I be paid and when will I get paid?
Waushara County jurors are presently paid $20.00 per day,
plus mileage at the current county mileage rate.
Checks are usually mailed out 10 days after the jury term has
Do I have to serve?
The law requires all qualified state citizens to be
available to serve as jurors. Not
all persons summoned
actually serve. The
court will only consider excusing you for the following reasons:
hardship caused by age or health
When you receive a questionnaire, if you are requesting to
be excused you must submit a written, notarized
The procedure is included with the questionnaire.
Can I ask for a postponement?
Once you have been assigned to a panel contact the Waushara
County Clerk of Courts office at
(920) 787-0417 to request a postponement
for a period not to exceed three months.
What if I do not return my questionnaire?
An order to show cause will be served by the sheriff’s
department giving you a hearing date to appear before
the court to explain why
you should not be fined for not returning your jury questionnaire.
If you willfully
misrepresent any material facts on the juror
questionnaire or fail to return the questionnaire within 10 days
you may be required to forfeit not more than $500.00.
What if I do not appear when summoned?
If you fail to appear you will be served an order to show
cause by the sheriff’s department with a date to
appear before the court to
show cause why you should not be punished for contempt or fined or both, for
failing to appear for jury duty.
How do I request disability accommodations?
If you have a disability would like to request
accommodations to allow you to serve as a juror put those
request under #6 of
your jury questionnaire or contact the Waushara County Clerk of Courts office at
What if I do not have transportation?
If you are unable to drive, 60 years old or older or have a disability you
may be qualified for transportation through the
Department of Aging.
Contact the Department of Aging (920) 787-0403.
It is your responsibility to arrange
for transportation to the
courthouse. Not having
transportation cannot be used as an excuse not to serve as
How do I get to the courthouse?
The courthouse is located in Wautoma.
Directions: From Main Street in Wautoma, turn south on
St. Marie Street,
go one block down, the courthouse is located on the left.
Where can I park?
You may park on the street or park at any of the parking
lots located around and near the courthouse.
Parking lots located at:
Marie Street and Park Street
Street and Scott Street
Street and Scott Street
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