Domestic Relations

The Domestic Department is responsible for all domestic cases filed by the Kansas Department of Children and Families (DCF), private attorneys, the District Court Trustee, Young Williams (child support program) and Pro Se (self-represented) litigants. 

We are responsible for handling all of the paperwork filed, issuing summons/subpoenas, setting hearings, and processing all documents for scanning.

Case Types

  • Annulment
  • Child Support
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Grandparent Visitation
  • Miscellaneous Domestic Issues
  • Paternity
  • Protection From Abuse
  • Protection From Stalking, Sexual Assault, or Human Trafficking 
  • Reciprocal Child Support Cases In Or Out of the State of Kansas
  • Register Foreign Judgement
  • Reimbursement to DCF Protection From Abuse
  • Separate Maintenance

What Services Can the Clerk’s Office Provide to Me?

Court staff can give you basic information about cases, but cannot give you legal advice.


Shawnee County District Court provides links to Self-Help resources.  This information is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.  

Children & Families/Child Support (Kansas Legal Services)


Domestic Abuse/PFA/PFSSAHT

Docket Fees