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On Martch 11, 2020 the World Health Organization decalered COVID-19 disease a Pandemic. On March 12, 2020, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly declared a state of disaster emergency. On March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. These declarations warrant extraordinary measurs to mitigate COVID-19 spread. The Kansas Supreme Court has issued an Order Imposing Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to COVID-19 Emergency, which can be found here.
ATTENTION: Protection Order Instructions During Shutdown
You may download a Protection Order Packet here or visit any of the following locations:
Additionally, the Maize, Bel Aire, and Goddard police officers have forms although city hall is currently closed.
Solid Growth Workshop
The Eighteenth Judicial District has issued orders reducing certain court functions due to the global health emergency concerning COVID-19. The following decisions about Solid Growth Workshops that are held at the Sedgwick County Main Courthouse are now in effect:
All Solid Growth Workshops are canceled for the month April, 2020 and until further order of the court.
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"As Chief Judge, let me welcome you to the 18th Judicial District. Consistent with our mission statement, our goal is to provide you with fair and just services in a courteous and timely manner."
~ Chief Judge Jeffrey Goering
Department of Court Trustee
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to the website of Kansas’s Eighteenth Judicial District, comprised solely of Sedgwick County. I hope that you find the information on our site helpful as you navigate your way through our judicial system for a particular purpose or just wish to learn more about our justice system and the services and programs that are available. Kansas’s court system is an independent branch of government that is established by the Constitution for the fair and just resolution of disputes and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and the laws of the United States and the State of Kansas.
Our mission is to provide fair and just services in a courteous and timely manner. The judges and court staff in this district will strive daily to accomplish this mission and to instill public trust and confidence in our court system.
- Ellen House, Courthouse Administrator