Municipal Court

Municipal Court

The Turtle Lake & Almena Joint Municipal Court is in session the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Honorable Dennis Zemke, presiding.

The Date on your citation is the date in which your citation will process through the Court. This Date is your opportunity to enter a plea to the charge. You must appear on your Court date if "Yes' is marked next to "Appearance Required" or "Mandatory Appearance" on your citation.

You may plead Guilty, No Contest, or Not Guilty to the violation you are being charged. For more information on Court Proceedings and what will happen in Court with various pleas, you can contact the court directly by phone, or mail.

PAYMENTS: You have 3 options for payment. If you wish to pay by mail you can send check, or money order to the address below. You can pay in person with cash, check or money order. Or you can pay online by clicking here and click on Make a Payment. Remember to include your citation number and the court date with your payment to assure proper handling.

If you are in need of additional time to pay, you must contact the Court to make arrangements on your Court Date or earlier. The Court may have you sign a payment agreement, describing the terms of the agreement and action the Court will take if those terms are broken. You may sign the agreement in person or have it sent through the mail and it then MUST be returned to the Court.

Questions or concerns regarding your citation and case proceedings should be directed to the Court Clerk by calling:  715-986-2241, Ext. 3.

Payments and Correspondences should be sent to the following address:

Turtle Lake - Almena Joint Municipal Court
114 Martin Ave East
PO Box 11
Turtle Lake, WI  54889

Be sure to include your Citation Number and the Court Date with your payment to assure proper handling.