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Contact your local office of the Clerk of the District Court:

 

Thomas: 785-460-4540 

Sherman: 785-890-4850

Logan: 785-671-3654

Sheridan: 785-675-3451

Rawlins: 785-626-3465

Cheyenne: 785-332-8850 

Wallace: 785-852-4289

Clerks in any district office are unable to give legal advice. The following agencies may be able to assist you with legal questions:

 

Kansas Legal Services:

You can apply for legal assistance either by phone 1 (800) 723-6953 or by filling out our Online Application. To find out more, click here.

 

Kansas Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service:

Find more information by clicking here, call 1 (800) 928-3111 or email kanconnect@ksbar.org.

A public access computer is located in the Clerk of the District Court's office in your local courthouse, or you may search Kansas District Court records by county by clicking here. 

All Clerk of the District Court offices are open from 8am to Noon and 1pm to 5pm.

Please take note that Sherman and Wallace Counties are on Mountain Time. 

Child support payments may be made at the Kansas Payment Center website.

The State offers Protection from Abuse cases and Protection from Stalking cases. To find more information, contact your local Clerk of the District Court Office.

 

Thomas: 785-460-4540 

Sherman: 785-890-4850

Logan: 785-671-3654

Sheridan: 785-675-3451

Rawlins: 785-626-3465

Cheyenne: 785-332-8850 

Wallace: 785-852-4289 

Please contact the Kansas Payment Center at 877-572-5722.

  • To Apply for a Marriage License for Individuals who are 18 years of age and older, at least one party must appear in person at the Clerk of District Court's office with a copy of a driver's license or a form of picture identification for both individuals.

  • There is a 3-day waiting period once application is submitted before you can pick up the marriage license.

  • A Marriage Worksheet is provided for completion at the time of application.

  • All information on the Marriage Worksheet must be completed and returned after the 3-day waiting period. Both parties must sign the worksheet.

  • Either person may pick up the license. A fee of $85.50 is paid at this time. Cash, debit or credit cards are accepted. We do not have change, so please bring exact amount if paying in cash.

  • The license is issued and you may have your ceremony performed anywhere within the State of Kansas within 6 months of the date of issuing the marriage license.

  • After the marriage ceremony, the original marriage license is returned to the Court for recording. You may obtain a certified copy of your marriage license once you present your driver's license or some form of picture identification. The first certified copy is free. Any additional certified copies will be $1.25 each.

  • You may also obtain a copy of your marriage license through the Office of Vital Statistics in Topeka, Kansas.

Contact your local Clerk of the District Court's Office and they can direct you to the judges that perform marriage ceremonies.

 

Thomas 785:-460-4540 

Sherman: 785-890-4850

Logan: 785-671-3654

Sheridan: 785-675-3451

Rawlins: 785-626-3465

Cheyenne: 785-332-8850 

Wallace: 785-852-4289

In the State of Kansas, an individual may not marry either within or outside of the State of Kansas for a period of 30 days after the Decree of Divorce has been filed.

Please call the Municipal Court Clerk in the city in which you received the citation.

 

Atwood - (785) 626-9462

Colby - (785) 460-4446

Goodland - (785) 890-4574

Hoxie - (785) 675-3291

Oakley - (785) 671-3611

Sharon Springs - (785) 852-4257

St. Francis - (785) 332-8860

A Bench Warrant may be issued for your arrest and/or your driver's license may be suspended.

Please contact the Clerk of the District Court in the county in which you received the citation.

 

Thomas: 785-460-4540 

Sherman: 785-890-4850

Logan: 785-671-3654

Sheridan: 785-675-3451

Rawlins: 785-626-3465

Cheyenne: 785-332-8850 

Wallace: 785-852-4289

Please notate your change of residence on your juror questionnaire and return as instructed.

Please notate this on your juror questionnaire and return as instructed for processing.

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