Payment Information

The Court processes payments for MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE and TRAFFIC CITATIONS.  Payments for PARKING CITATIONS are processed by the Middleton Police Department.  Click here for information on paying parking tickets.

FAILURE TO PAY:  Failure to make payment or request a poverty hearing within 60 days of your court date may result in:  the suspension of your driving privileges for up to one year; having the outstanding amount certified through the Department of Revenue; having the matter referred to a collection agency; or being incarcerated in the county jail for a period of up to 90 days.  If you are unable to pay the fine within the 60 days, you must contact the Municipal Court to arrange a payment plan or request a poverty hearing.

To request a poverty (indigency) hearing, you may use this form.  Submit the form to the court by mail, in person, or by email.

To request a payment plan, please complete and submit this form to the court by mail, in person, or by email.

If you failed to pay the fine by the due date, your debt may be referred to one of the following (refer to the tabs below for more information).  If you are unsure or need assistance, please call the court office at (608) 824-7370.

  • State Debt Collection (SDC)
  • Tax Refund Interception Program (TRIP)
  • Stark Collection Agency
  1. Municipal & Traffic Citations
  2. Parking Citations
  3. State Debt Collection
  4. Tax Refund Interception Program
  5. Stark Collection Agency

Payment Methods:

Cash – Please do not send cash in the mail.

Check or Money Order – Checks or money orders should be made payable to the “City of Middleton”.  If you mail in payment, be sure to include your citation number.

Credit or Debit Card – Please be aware a convenience fee will be applied.

Submit Payments:

In Person - Payments can be made in person at the Court Clerk’s office located at 7341 Donna Drive in Middleton during normal business hours:  Monday thru Friday from 7:45am to 4:30pm, except observed holidays.  Outside of normal business hours, you may deposit payment in the drop box located in the main entrance.  Envelopes are provided above the drop box for your convenience.

By Mail - Please DO NOT SEND CASH.  Make checks or money orders payable to “City of Middleton” and include your citation number.  Mail payments to:  

Middleton Municipal Court
7341 Donna Drive
Middleton, WI  53562

Online - Payments can be made online by credit or debit card through Payment Service Network, a third party agency.  Payment Service Network assesses a convenience fee.  Please note that this online service applies to fees associated with municipal or traffic citations, not parking citations.

By Phone - Payments can be made by credit or debit card over the phone using Payment Service Network, a third party agency.  Call 1-866-917-7368 and select option 1.  Payment Service Network assesses a convenience fee.  Please note that this online service applies to fees associated with municipal or traffic citations, not parking citations.