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18th Judicial District


Welcome to the 18th Judicial District Court of Kansas in Sedgwick County

Throughout Kansas and here in Sedgwick County, district courts are the front line of the judicial system. District courts are the trial courts of Kansas with the power to preside over all civil and criminal cases, including divorce and domestic relations, damage suits, probate and administration of estates, guardianships, conservatorship cases, care of the mentally ill, juvenile matters, and small claims. It is here that the criminal and civil jury trials are held.

We hope you find your visit here interesting and informative. Below you will find links to the most requested information; you will also find navigation links on the left side of the page.

Our Mission:  To provide courteous and dignified treatment to all citizens, in an environment that always promotes efficient and fair administration of justice.

Attention Attorneys!!
Mandatory e-Filing for Limited (Chapter 61) cases begins September 15th, 2016!!!
E-filing of Civil cases is NOW mandatory!

Are you an attorney that handles cases in Kansas?  If so, you are able to electronically file your documents in our efiling program. Click here to get started.

Guardian's Ward - Annual/Final Report

Conservatorship - Annual/Final Accounting

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Click here to pay by credit card; most traffic citations filed in the 18th Judicial District Court are eligible. Any citation requiring a court appearance or any Traffic misdemeanor citation that has already resulted in a drivers license suspension for failure to appear can not be paid without a court appearance.

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Judicial Council Civil Code Advisory Committee's Amendments

2010 SC 62, Click Here
KBA Journal Civil Code and Time Computation, Click Here

Court Trustee Office

The mailing address for the office of the Court Trustee is:

Court Trustee
525 N Main - 7th Floor West
Wichita, KS 67203

Our business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except for holidays. Our phone number is (316) 660-5833.

Effective February 7, 2012, the Kansas Payment Center will NO LONGER ISSUE PAPER CHECKS for support payments. To sign up for Direct Deposit or the NOW Debit Card visit If you do not choose an option by then, you will be sent a NOW Visa™ Debit Card automatically.

All child support payments should be sent to:

Kansas Payment Center
P.O. Box 758599
Topeka, KS 66675-8599

Questions from parents or from employers about how the new payment center will affect them can call a toll-free, 24-hour number, (877) 572-5722.

Click here to download the KPC Child Support Order Information Sheet  (Excel format)

Supreme Court Rule 123

Effective July 1st, 2005 the Kansas Supreme Court Rule 123 requires a standard cover sheet on all new cases filed in Kansas. Please see the links below for SC Rule 123 and the sample coversheets. The Adobe (PDF) versions of the cover sheets are forms that allow for completion once downloaded.

18th Judicial Branch ADA Compliance

It is the policy of the Kansas Judicial Branch to comply with the provisions of the Americans With
Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C.A. Section 12101, et seq. (“ADA”). More...

Employment Opportunities

Please visit the Kansas Judicial Branch website for available positions within the court, and to view/print an application online. Click Here...

starGuardian's Ward - Annual/Final Report
starConservatorship - Annual/Final Accounting