The Municipal Court is headed by the Municipal Judge and staffed by the Municipal Court Clerk and Judicial Assistants who ensure that traffic and ordinance citations issued by the City of La Crosse Police Department are processed for court. Court staff also monitors payments on citations, issues warrants and suspends driving privileges of delinquent payers.

The Municipal Court office is open Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 5:00PM and is located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 400 La Crosse St., La Crosse, WI 54601. Municipal Court staff can be reached at (608) 789-7290.

Court is held every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. for adults. A closed court session is also held on Wednesdays for juvenile defendants. Trials are scheduled on Thursday afternoons.


  • Can I reschedule my court date?
  • Can I take a class to get my underage drinking violation dismissed?
  • Do I have to come to court to contest my citation?
  • Do I need to hire an attorney to represent me?
  • Does Municipal Court offer public defenders?
  • Is the citation on my record?
  • When does my citation have to be paid by?
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