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l__usscThe City of Appleton City Attorney's Office only provides advice and counsel to the City of Appleton and does not handle private matters for the general public. If you need to consult an attorney or address a particular problem, here is a list of resources: 

Consumer Complaints / Consumer Protection / Cable Issues

If you have a consumer complaint or question, please contact the Consumer Office Hotline, toll free, at 1-800-422-7128. If you have questions about cable, please see the attached flyer.

Criminal Matters

The District Attorney's Office prosecutes all criminal matters. For information or questions about matters handled by the District Attorney in your county, please contact:

  • Outagamie County: 920/832-5024
  • Calumet County: 920/849-1438
  • Winnebago County: 920/236-4977
Legal Advice / Representation

 Advice or information concerning private or personal matters may be obtained through the State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Referral and Information Service which can be reached by calling 1-800-362-9082.

Legal Action (formerly Legal Services)

 Those persons who meet certain eligibility criteria relating to their income may qualify for legal assistance through Legal Action of Wisconsin. For more information, please call:
  • For Outagamie and Calumet Counties: 1-800-236-1127
  • For Winnebago County: 1-800-236-1128

 The Public Defender's Office provides representation in criminal matters to those who meet certain eligibility criteria relating to their income. Below are the addresses of the Public Defenders' Offices in Outagamie, Calumet and Winnebago Counties:

Outagamie County Public Defender
100 W. Lawrence St., Suite 250
Appleton, WI 54911
Phone: 920/832-2774

Calumet County Public Defender
Calumet County cases are assigned to Manitowoc County
Manitowoc County Public Defender
933 South 8th Street, Suite 102
Manitowoc, WI 54220-4534
Phone: 920/683-4690

Winnebago County Public Defender
404 North Main Street, Suite 200
Oshkosh, WI 54901-4954
Phone: 920/424-3304 

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