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 via telephone (until further notice) begin at 1 p.m. 

Court Judge

The current Municipal Court Judge is Nicholas J. Rifelj.

October 3, 2023 - Juvenile @ 5:30 pm 
October 10, 2023 - Adult/Traffic @ 5:30 pm

Municipal Court has returned to IN-Person. If you are in need of different arrangements, please contact the court at 608-849-4573 or email the clerk at