The Hobart/Lawrence Municipal Court is a joint venture between the Village of Hobart and the Town of Lawrence. Under Section 755 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Municipal Court has exclusive jurisdiction over allegations of ordinance or traffic violations brought by the Village of Hobart or the Town of Lawrence.
Hobart/Lawrence Municipal Court
2990 South Pine Tree Road
Hobart, WI 54155
Ron J. VanLanen
Initial Hearings: First Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
Payment Hearings: First Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Pre-Trial Conferences: Third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
Trials: Dates set as trials are requested
Notice to the Accused:
You may be charged with a violation of a law which requires, upon conviction, that your operator’s record be charges with such points and the Department of Motor Vehicles may suspend your operating privileges when your driving record shows that you have obtained or accumulated 12 points in 12 months (violation date to violation date).
The court may send you to jail if you do not pay your forfeiture. The court may also suspend your driving privileges for failure to pay. If there is a suspension of your driver’s license, or ability to obtain a driver’s license, you must first pay the forfeiture, then go to the Department of Transportation and pay them $60.00 to reinstate your operating privileges.
Payment can be made via the following options:
In Person at the Hobart Business Office Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm: 2990 South Pine Tree Road – cash, check, money order, and credit cards are accepted
Mail payment to Hobart/Lawrence Municipal Court, 2990 South Pine Tree Road, Hobart, WI 54155
Online at govpaynow.com – please have your citation number and the pay location code 5492 available
By Phone through Government Payment EXP at 1-888-604-7888 – please have your citation number and the pay location code 5492 available
Payment Plans and Extensions are available. Please contact the court clerk BEFORE your due date to discuss eligibility and terms.
If you fail to make a payment, any of the following may occur:
Suspension of your driver’s license
Debt is sent to the Department of Revenue for Tax Intercept
Issuance of a Warrant/Writ of Commitment for your arrest/incarceration
SDC (Pursuant to Sec. 71.93(8) Wis. Stats.: If the debt is not paid in full within 90 days of the date of this letter, the amount may be referred to a Department of Revenue agent for collection action. A delinquent collection fee of 15% of the unpaid balance or $35.00, whichever is greater, will be added to your account. Collection action may include one or all of the following, some of which result in additional fees being added to your account: interception of your Wisconsin tax refunds, attachment of wages or other compensation being paid to your, garnishment, seizure or levy against your property, including bank accounts and IRAs, filing a delinquent tax warrant with the Clerk of Courts in the county in which you reside and/or own property. This warrant will act as a judgment and lien on any real and personal property that you own and may affect your credit rating.)
Payment Information for Department of Revenue:
If your debt has been referred to the DOR for State Debt Collection, you must send payment to them via the following options:
Telephone: (608) 264-0345
Go to tap.revenue.wi.gov/services
Pay by Mail with Check or Money Order:
Make check payable to WI Department of Revenue
Write your tax account number in the memo portion of your check (please print clearly)
Mail a copy of your SDC letter with payment to:
WI Department of Revenue
PO Box 930208
Milwaukee, WI 53293-0208
What Happens If I Can’t Pay?
Request a payment plan by phone, email, or mail:
Wisconsin Department of Revenue
PO Box 8901, Madison WI 53708-8901
Request a payment plan online:
Go to revenue.wi.gov/individuals
Select ‘Request a Payment Plan’