As of June 2012, the Dane County District Attorney's Office will accept debit and credit card payments online for discovery in all cases. Payments are made through GovPayNet, a third party agency. Payments may be made online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover cards.

Please note that bail cannot be paid online; this must be paid in person at the Dane County Sheriff's Office. Court costs and fees, restitution, and traffic tickets may be paid through the Dane County Clerk of Courts Office (click here).

Credit Cards

GovPayNet charges a service fee per transaction:

Payment AmountService Fee
$0.01 - $50.00$1.50
$50.01 - $75.00$1.75
$75.01 - $100.00$3.00
$100.01 - $150.00$4.00
$150.01 - $200.00$5.00

GovPayNet also allows payments by phone: 1-888-604-7888. The following service fees apply when paying by phone:

Payment AmountService Fee
$0.01 - $50.00$5.50
$50.01 - $75.00$5.75
$75.01 - $100.00$7.00
$100.01 - $150.00$8.00
$150.01 - $200.00$9.00

For each additional increment of $50.00, or a portion thereof, add $1.40.

To Pay for Discovery in Adult Cases:

click on: https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/7536

  • Enter payor's name.
  • Enter invoice number.
  • Enter payment amount.
  • Enter debit card or credit card information.