Family Division

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Due to safety precautions having to do with Covid-19 (coronavirus), it has been determined that all non time-mandated by law cases will be rescheduled to reduce traffic in the court system.  We apologize for any inconvenience; however, we must maintain public safety for all.  Thank you for understanding.

If your case has been rescheduled, you will be receiving notice either by mail or if you are represented, by your attorney.  If you have any questions, please contact the Court at the following numbers:

Branch 1 – 715-726-7781

Branch 2 – 715-726-7783

Branch 3 – 715-738-7300

We encourage you to submit new cases and documents using the e-Filing system.


Who do I contact if I have questions about Family?

Family Clerk
Clerk of Courts Office
711 North Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Phone 715-726-7758 (Extension 6)

Fax 715-726-7786


How do I file for Divorce/Legal Separation?


An annulment is a court procedure that declares that a marriage never existed. A court may annul a marriage only under limited circumstances. Short term marriage is not a legal reason for annulment. See Wisconsin Statute 767.313.

How do I file a Motion?

What if I can’t pay the filing fee?

Petition for Waiver of Fees and Costs - Affidavit of Indigency and Order – Form CV-410A

How can I get a copy of my divorce or court order?

  • Go in person to the Clerk of Courts in the county the case is filed and provide a case number or enough information for the clerk to locate the file. If it’s an archived file a $5.00 search fee may be required.
  • You may also request copies by phone or by mail. Payment will be required before the documents may be sent or picked up.

Grandparent Rights/Visitation

  • No forms available - must draft own original forms
  • Filing fee required
  • Contact Clerk of Courts Office for more information or seek legal assistance




6:30 to 8:00 PM  - Chippewa Falls Public Library

  • Volunteer Attorneys will be on hand to answer general questions and provide basic information about your legal questions.
  • Chippewa Falls Public Library Sponsored by: The Chippewa County Bar Association, The State Bar of Wisconsin & The Chippewa Falls Public Library

Other Resources:

Family Support Center

715-723-1138 • 403 N. High Street Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Try Mediation, Inc.

715-839-6295 • 721 Oxford Avenue Eau Claire, WI 54703