Civil

Name Changes

Where to File - file in the County in which the Petitioner lives

Fees due prior to Court Hearing

$164.50 filing fee
Publication Fee at The Door County Advocate (1-888-774-7744)
Service of Non-Petitioning Parent (for a minor under 14 years old---fee varies)

Fees due following Court Hearing

$6.25 per Certified Copy of Order
$30.00 Recording Fee (payable to Register of Deeds)
If changing a WISCONSIN Birth Certificate(this fee MUST be in the form of check or money order made payable to the State of WI Vital Records)--$10.00 to change Birth Certificate, $20.00 to certify copy of Birth Certificate and $3.00 per extra copy of certified Birth Certificate

To file for a name change for an adult or minor 14 years of age or older, complete the following forms

Review Door County Clerk of Courts Name Change Procedure Age 14 to Adult--14 years and older Review
Basic Steps for Name Change
Petition for Name Change Adult to Minor 14 years and older
Notice and Order for Name Change Hearing
Order for Name Change

To file for a name change for a minor under 14 years of age

Under 14 years old Name Change Procedure Review
Basic Steps for Name Change
Petition for Name Change for Minor Child Under 14
Notice and Order for Name Change Hearing
Order for Name Change
Response of Non-Petitioning Parent to Name Change of Minor Child Under 14











Temporary Restraining Orders/Injunctions

Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) take approximately 30 minutes to process.  Please plan on arriving no later than 3:30pm to ensure same day issuance.

Where to File

The county in which the petitioner lives, the county in which the respondent lives, or the county where the cause of action arose.

Paperwork Assistance

HELP of Door County is able to assist in filing the paperwork for ALL types of Injunctions.  Their office is located at 219 Green Bay Road, Sturgeon Bay and may be reached at 920-743-8818.  Review Restraining Order Instructions.  Also, the Wisconsin Court System website offers self-help assistance on filing a restraining order.

Harassment Injunction

There MAY be a filing fee of $164.50.  The Court will determine whether fees will be waived.

To file for a Harassment Injunction, complete the following forms:
Respondent’s Information for Service by Sheriff
Petition for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Petition and Motion for Injunction Hearing
Temporary Restraining Order and Notice of Injunction Hearing
Injunction
Petitioner’s Statement of Respondent’s Possession of Firearms

Domestic Abuse Injunction

To file for a Domestic Abuse Injunction, complete the following forms:
Respondent’s Information for Service by Sheriff
Petition for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Petition and Motion for Injunction Hearing
Temporary Restraining Order and Notice of Injunction Hearing
Injunction
Petitioner’s Statement of Respondent’s Possession of Firearms

Child Abuse Injunction

To file for a Child Abuse Injunction, complete the following forms:
Respondent’s Information for Service by Sheriff
Petition for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Petition and Motion for Injunction Hearing
Temporary Restraining Order and Notice of Injunction Hearing
Injunction
Petitioner’s Statement of Respondent’s Possession of Firearms

Individual at Risk Injunction

To file for an Individual at Risk Injunction, complete the following forms:
Respondent’s Information for Service by Sheriff
Petition for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Petition and Motion for Injunction Hearing
Temporary Restraining Order and Notice of Injunction Hearing
Injunction
Petitioner’s Statement of Respondent’s Possession of Firearms