700 Service of Process (Civil)
701 Condemnation Actions
702 Workers' Compensation Appeals
703 Poverty Affidavit in Lieu of the Docket Fees
704 Name of Judge on Journal Entries and Orders
705 Closing of Cases on Clerk's Docket
706 Typed Name
707 Enforcement of Rules
708 Order Withdrawing Bench Warrant
SERVICE OF PROCESS
All civil process shall be directed to and served by the Sheriff of Sedgwick County unless otherwise directed by a Judge of the District Court.
Condemnation actions shall be assigned on a rotation basis to all Judges of the District Court.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPEALS
The Clerk shall immediately, upon the filing of an appeal from the award in a workers' compensation case, assign such case to a Judge of the Civil Department on a rotation basis.
POVERTY AFFIDAVIT IN LIEU OF THE DOCKET FEES
No poverty affidavit in lieu of the docket fee may be filed in any case by parties possessing income or funds of any kind, unless approved by the Administrative Judge or by a Judge of the Department to which the case has been assigned; and any case so filed without such approval shall be subject to dismissal by the Court.
NAME OF JUDGE ON JOURNAL ENTRIES AND ORDERS
All Journal Entries and Orders shall show the name of the Judge who heard the matter, unless it is an uncontested matter or it is an agreed order.
CLOSING OF CASES ON CLERK'S DOCKET
The Clerk shall not close any civil or domestic case on the appearance docket until a Journal Entry of final disposition in the case is filed in the office of the Clerk.
All pleadings shall have typed thereon, immediately below the signature line of the pleadings, the name of the attorney or person signing the pleading.
ENFORCEMENT OF RULES
The Court may enter any order authorized by law for failure to follow these local rules.
ORDER WITHDRAWING BENCH WARRANT
Commencing December 1, 2006 all Orders Withdrawing Bench Warrants issued in the Eighteenth Judicial District shall be on a form as set forth below.
This form can be found on the Eighteenth Judicial District website at www.dc18.org on the home page under the category of Forms.
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