Latest Court News
Updated June 8th, 2021
***Effective July 6th 2021***
All vaccinated visitors will be admitted without masks .
Filing a petition for protection is now easily accessible from your computer or phone.
Please click here to access the KS POP (Protection Order Portal) for helpful information, resources, and a clear path. You can complete the forms from anywhere and on any device. It is also free. When you click submit, your forms are sent to the court clerk.
For help filling out the forms on-line, please call (316) 660-5290
Walk-In Traffic Court
Walk-in Traffic Court is located in the Basement of the Sedgwick County Courthouse.
The hours are from 8:30 a.m. - NOON, Monday - Friday, and
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
**NOTE - If you have an Attorney you will go to the 5th Floor for Traffic Court.
MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS
To apply for a marriage license online, please follow this link.
Kids First Workshop
The Kids First Workshop is open for scheduling.
Please contact the clerks office at: (316) 660-5727 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your class.
Limited Civil Cases
The CV LM Defendant Information Sheet is available here. You can complete and submit the form on-line BEFORE your scheduled court date in lieu of appearing in person. This is for NON eviction cases only.
LIVE STREAMING COURT HEARINGS
To view live court Hearings for the 18th Judicial District Court
please click here
"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
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