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Kansas County Court Records

Most of the Kansas County Court Records maintained by the Kansas courts are open to public for inspection barring a few cases that are considered private in nature. These records are preserved by the clerk of the courts and are available either from the office of the clerk by written request or preferably through the internet websites. An online search method of case files provides immediate online access to full court case histories in multiple jurisdictions without having to physically appear at the courthouse. This service provides straightforward search criteria by county, city, or case number.

The instant online search has huge official and quasi-official database(s) from the clerk office to gather all court cases and files and retrieve data accordingly as requested. It will check thousands of sources, court databases, and proprietary search databases and let you download and view the records reports within minutes. You can get the report you are looking for easily and effortlessly right from here. Quickly and efficiently search and locate court records online. The procedure to look up for a record first is to select your county and then identify the case type. Enter the first name or the last name of the party and the case number (if known) to get your search results. Try to get as much data in the search boxes provided to narrow down to a particular record thus lessening the chances of getting the wrong ones.

Kansas County Court Records Search provides an enquiry system through a partnership of the Office of Judicial Administration and Kansas.gov. This is a chargeable system, becoming a subscriber of which requires a $95.00 initial fee for the first year and a $95.00 renewal fee each subsequent year. Kansas's court records here, refers to information that has been filed or recorded by relevant government agencies, such as arrest records, trial dates, convictions and settlements. Kansas County Court that are created by the federal and local government are accessible to the public through physical files or online listings.

Though most cases are made accessible to the people but few are blocked for several reasons. Some of the common Kansas County Court Records closed by statute are adoption records, personal information of public employees, certain criminal investigation records, expunged criminal records and many child-in-need-of-care and juvenile records due to the secrecy and sensitivity of the cases. Other specifically exempt records are listed in K.S.A. 45-221 and others may be exempt pursuant to judicial order or case law.

Apart from online processing of court cases, the files can be retrieved from the clerk offices of the Kansas County Courts. Check with the records custodian or the local Freedom of Information Officer to determine whether the information that you need is available. Submit the request in writing and be specific as possible so that your request may be filled quickly and completely. Most records will be produced within three business days from the time the request is received. The fee per page for the record is set locally.

The office of the Judicial Administrator is located at:
Kansas Judicial Center
301 S.W. 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 296-2256
(785) 296-7076 (fax)