Court Calendar and Objectives

The Ladysmith Municipal Court holds court on Tuesday mornings twice a month beginning at 9:00 a.m. for Adult (Initial Appearances) or Trials; 9:30 am for Adult Good Cause Hearings and 9:30 a.m. for Juvenile Court.   

The court adjudicates both traffic and non-traffic citations issued by the Ladysmith Police Department along with citations issued by the Rusk County Animal Control Officer.   

Our primary duty is to administer justice in a fair and unbiased manner.  The department responsibilities include:

  • Treat every person involved with the judicial system with respect and dignity. 
  • Advise defendants of all options available to them without giving legal advice.
  • Administer justice in a fair and unbiased manner.
  • Make a positive impression of municipal court proceedings.
  • Process all citations issued through this court in a timely fashion.



2024 Court Dates

9:00 am Adult Initial Appearances (2nd Tuesday of the month)

9:30 am Juvenile Initial Appearances (2nd Tuesday of the month)

9:30 am  Adult/Juvenile Good Cause Hearings (2nd Tuesday of the month)

9:00 am Trials (4th Tuesday of the month)