Municipal Court

Initial Appearance Update

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and pursuant to the Order of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, in person appearances will be held with new procedures.  Please read the new procedures and options that are available to you here.

Pretrial Conference Update

Pretrial conferences will be held by a telephone conference instead of a personal appearance. Please read the pretrial procedures and instructions here.


The city provides the citizens of Burlington with a Municipal Court of the highest ethical and professional standards. The Municipal Court tries and determines all cases arising under the city’s Code of Ordinances, and under other orders, rules and regulations of the city.


The Municipal Court operates on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month with pretrials scheduled by notice of the court:

  • Arraignments - 5:30 p.m.
  • Trials - 6 p.m.


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