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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Important Updates to Traffic Dockets

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Please note the following changes to the Shawnee County District Court traffic dockets through the month of December.1. Tuesday morning Traffic Dockets at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. are cancelled through December 31, 2020. Afternoon traffic hearings and tri...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Weekend Jail Time & Jail Transports Suspended

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Weekend Jail Time Suspended

Effective immediately all defendants required to report to serve their jail sentence on weekends will be suspended. The dates to report will be suspended through at least January 8, 2021 and will have to be rescheduled.

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Resolve Your Traffic Case Without Court Appearance

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Due to the nature of your charges, you may be able to resolve your case without appearing in person in Court. If you are interested in a non-trial resolution and are not represented by an attorney the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office is...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Live-Stream Virtual Court Proceedings

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To view live court proceedings, visit the court’s YouTube Channel.

Some hearing’s YouTube stream may not be available until the hearing starts. If you do not see your hearing listed on the YouTube channel, please wait, and refresh the c...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Reminder To The Bar Regarding Language In Electronically Filed Orders

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Administrative Order 2017-102 imposes mandatory e-filing for all licensed attorneys in civil and domestic cases. Attachment A to the Order contains the following guidance:

Date Language:

Electronically filed documents should not include this type of stateme...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Notice to Counsel Regarding Elevators

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Notice to Counsel Regarding Elevators (PDF)

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The courthouse infrastructure is suffering and this will impact criminal case processing for the immediate future.

Here’s the situation. 

  • The South Elevator is down for complete replacemen...
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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Shawnee County Courts Open With Restrictions

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Shawnee County Courts are open with restrictions. Access to hearings are restricted to: Attorneys, parties in cases, people who have been requested to appear, and people who have an appointment. No more than 10 people are allowed to be present in one loca...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-08 and 2020-09 Limited Actions

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2020-08 Change in Frequency of Order Backs in Limited Action CasesThis order applies to all cases on file as of the date of this order or filed thereafter until further order of the Court. This order is issued in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Di...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Order Requiring Face Covering and Social Distancing For Court Business

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the Shawnee County Health Department continue to recommend that all persons wear face masks and maintain social distancing of at least six feet from all o...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Hearings on Orders of Isolation or Quarantine

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Division 3 is handling hearings on orders of isolation or quarantine. We have the capability to conduct remote or in-person hearings on the record as circumstances require. If you need to make arrangements for a hearing on an order of isolation or quarant...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Order Releasing Witnesses Subpoenaed and Jurors Summoned for any Proceedings

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Order Releasing Witnesses Subpoenaed and Jurors Summoned for any Proceedings Which had been Scheduled to Begin Prior to May 1, 2020 and Continued by Supreme Court COVID-19 Order

Administrative Order 20-03 Releasing Witnesses Subpoenaed and Jurors Summoned ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Notice to All Attorneys - JURY TRIALS

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Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-PR-054, filed May 27, 2020, permits jury trials to proceed if a jury trial is required to preserve a person’s constitutional right to a speedy trial and the court has developed a detailed plan for j...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Update Concerning Family Court Cases During COVID-19

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The 3rd Judicial District’s family judges are committed to ensuring court orders are followed and the best interest of every child is foremost in all of our decisions.  We are receiving a surge in calls as many families seek to understa...

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