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How to File for Divorce in Milwaukee County

Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state, and as such, you need only believe that your marriage is irretrievably broken. If you have resided in the State of Wisconsin for at least six months and have lived in Milwaukee County for at least 30 days, your divorce can be filed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court.


  1. Complete our confidential Intake Questionnaire.
  3. Decide whether to file jointly (an uncontested divorce) or individually.
  4. Let one of our pro se divorce advocates prepare your documents completely and accurately.
  5. File online from anywhere with our simple, easy-to-follow eFiling instructions.
  6. Get on with your life with confidence with Divorce PRO Wisconsin.

Milwaukee County Family Court

The Family Court is located at the Milwaukee County Courthouse and is presided over by Court Commissioner Ana Berrios-Schroeder.
The Clerk of Circuit Court for Milwaukee County is George Christenson and his office handles all new case filings.

Where to File for Divorce

Milwaukee County Courthouse

901 N Ninth St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Milwaukee County Filing Fees

As of 2022, the filing fees for divorce in Milwaukee County are as follows:
File for divorce with NO request for child support or maintenance $188.00
File for divorce WITH a request for child support or maintenance $198.00