Did you know? 

There are resources for self-represented (Pro Se) parties who are wanting to file family actions such as a divorce. 

Portage County Circuit Court requires  (Pro Se) individuals that are not represented by an attorney to start with the Family Law Information Center.

See the Portage County ORDER defining the Certificate of Readiness, Family Law Information Center, Fees, and Availability.

JusticeWorks, Ltd's Family Law Information Center offers unrepresented family law litigants assistance with legal forms, court procedures, and referral information for community resources. The center assistants do not serve as legal counsel or give legal advice.


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Family Law Information Center

      (Located on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse near the Clerk of Court department)

Walk-in hours:

Monday thru Friday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

or by appointment: 715-344-3677


Resources/Local Court Forms

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Family Law Forms Assistant Wizard

(Wisconsin eCourts for self-represented parties is an interactive Web site that assists you in filling out forms for a variety of legal issues. The site guides you through a series of questions and then completes the necessary form).

Self-Help Divorce/Family Info Link

Request for Mediation Form

Mediation Information Sheet

Guardian Ad Litem Information Link

 Order to Attend Educational Program on the Effects of Dissolution on Children



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