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CASH BONDS

Please note that any monies posted for or by the defendant shall be used for payment of fines, costs, restitution, court appointed attorney fees or other disbursements as ordered by the court.  The bond may only be returned to the poster if ordered by the court.

Payments for CASH BONDS may be made as follows:

CLERK OF COURT OFFICE 

If Court Orders a Cash Bond:

  • You may pay in the Clerk of Court Office between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • CASH or CREDIT CARD ONLY (fee applies to Credit Card payments - see GovPayNOW options below to pay by Internet or Phone) 

    • Maximum payment on a credit card is $99,999.00

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY JAIL

 Payment after hours OR for an individual held in a facility other than the Eau Claire County Jail:

PLEASE NOTE THAT MONEY PAID THROUGH THE JAIL WILL DEPOSIT MONEY INTO THE DEFENDANT'S ACCOUNT. THEN A CASH BOND CAN BE POSTED WITH THE DEFENDANT LISTED AS THE PAYER.

All Other Payment Types

Except Cash Bonds - May be Made as Follows

**Please email questions to eauclaire.info@wicourts.gov.**

By Internet          

OPTION 1: (Please note: This option should only be used to pay existing fees or fines. Those needing to pay for copy fees or record searches must use OPTION 2.)
WCCA Website
http://www.wicourts.gov/ecourts/payonline.htm
Mastercard or VISA (2.75% service fee) or
Electronic Check ($2.50 flat fee)

OPTION 2:
Government Payment Services (GPS)
http://www.govpaynow.com
Accepts Mastercard, VISA, Discover and American Express
(3.5% service fee)
You will need the following information:
1. Pay Location Code: 1182
2. Your case number or citation number
(You can locate your case number by searching the
WCCA website at www.wicourts.gov-Case Search.)

By Phone     

Government Payment Services (GPS) 1-888-604-7888
Available 24 hrs a day
Accepts Mastercard, VISA, Discover and American Express
(4.75% service fee)
You will need the following information:
1. Pay Location Code: 1182
2. Your case number or citation number
(You can locate your case number by searching the
WCCA website at www.wicourts.gov-Case Search.)

 
By Mail

Check or Money Order payable to Clerk of Courts
Please include your case or citation number in the memo line

Mail to: Clerk of Courts Office
721 Oxford Ave, Suite 2220
Eau Claire, WI 54703

In Person

Clerk of Courts Office, 2ndfloor of the Courthouse
721 Oxford Ave, Suite 2220
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Hours 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (A drop box is available 6:45 a.m.-7:59 a.m. outside of office door.)

Cash, Check, Money Orders & Credit Cards (fee applies)

Eau Claire County contracts with collection agencies for delinquent accounts. 

If you have been contacted by PPS (Professional Placement Services), you may contact them at 1-800-798-2861 or on the web http://www.paypps.com.

If you have been contacted by State Debt Collection through the Department of Revenue, you may contact them at 1-800-272-9829 or on the web tap.revenue.wi.gov/services .