Municipal Court


The Waunakee Municipal Court strives to provide professional court proceedings which follow all applicable laws and ensures the rights of all persons are observed.

The Waunakee Municipal Court handles local traffic and ordinance violations.

Court Sessions

  • Juvenile Court - scheduled for the 1st or 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Regular Court - scheduled for the 2nd and/or 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Pre-Trial Conference - scheduled for the 4th or 5th Tuesday of the month
  • Trial - scheduled for the 4th or 5th Tuesday of the month
All Court proceedings, Pre-Trials and Trials are held in the Board Chambers at the Village Hall. Juvenile Court proceedings, Regular Court proceedings and Trials begin at 5:30 p.m. and Pre-Trials begin at 1 p.m.

Court Judge

The current Municipal Court Judge is Nicholas J. Rifelj.

Municipal Court is CANCELED for Tuesday, January 4th, 2022 and RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 at 5:30 pm (Virtually)

Municipal Court is CANCELED for Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 and RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 at 6:30 pm (Virtually)

If your Initial Court Appearance was cancelled and rescheduled, your forfeiture is now DUE on the date of your NEW Initial Court Appearance Court date.

Municipal Court is returning to VIRTUAL Court via the Zoom Links below:

Juvenile Court @ 5:30 pm
January 12, February 8 and March 1
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 880 3772 5079
Phone: 1-312-626-6799

Traffic/Ordinance Citations with
Good Cause/Indigency Hearings to follow
February 8 (6:30 pm) and March 15 (5:30 pm)
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 833 8246 0677
Dial: 1-312-626-6799

Thank you for your understanding.

If you are in need of different arrangements, please contact the court at 608-849-4573 or email the clerk at