Protection

Contact information:

Protection Office

Phone: (316) 660-5855

Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Monday - Friday

Location: 525 N. Main

Main Courthouse 7th Floor

Contact information:

Sedgwick County Liaison's Office

Phone: (316) 660-5290

Click here to submit a form:

https://www.kspop.org/

Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Monday - Friday

Protection

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General Information:

The Protection from Abuse/ Protection from Stalking, Sexual Assault, or Human Trafficking department is located at the Sedgwick County Courthouse 525 N Main, 7th Floor.


The Clerk’s office is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Government Holidays.


Hearings are scheduled on Thursdays and are held in the Jury Assembly Room located on the First Floor of the Sedgwick County District Courthouse.

***COURT CLERKS CAN NOT GIVE ANY LEGAL ADVICE***

Make filings with the Clerk in the following manner:

 

PORTAL: You may utilize the Kansas Protection Order Portal (www.kspop.org).
This is a court-funded portal available through your computer or mobile device. This site offers answers to questions about the process as well as provides additional resources. This is the preferred method for the court and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


How it works:

  • Explore Resources – access to support and safety information, answers to common questions.

  • Check Eligibility – answer a few questions to see if you are eligible to file for a protection order.

  • Complete the application - respond to detailed questions, budget at least 30 minutes to complete; you can save and complete the petition later if needed.

  • File – Click on submit and your petition will be emailed to the Court Clerk. You will get further information by e-mail.

 

In-Person: Obtain paper packets through the link located here on this website. You may also pick up a paper packet located in the Lobby Area of the Sedgwick County District Court. Once completed, there is a drop box located in the same area at the front desk in the Lobby Area of the Sedgwick County Courthouse to leave your paper filing for review. The Lobby Area of the Sedgwick County Courthouse is open to the public during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Government Holidays.


If you need assistance utilizing the portal or filling out your paper packet, you may contact the Sedgwick County Liaison’s office at (316) 660- 5290 to speak with a live person. The staff may be able to provide limited assistance to you with your forms.

Protection Area Forms

You may print forms and clearly handwrite or type the information in the fillable form and print.

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Temporary Requirement:


The Self Represented Litigant form is to be included with all forms filed by a self-represented litigant.
Click here to read the Self Represented Litigant form Explanation

 


Resources you may find helpful:

 


Wichita Area Sexual Assault CenterStepstone

StepStone
Wichita Family Crisis Center

Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities Harbor House
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Kansas Bar Association pamphlet resources

Kansas Legal Services

Kansas Legal Services: Tips & Tricks

Location and hours:

The Protection office is located on the 7th floor of the Sedgwick County Courthouse.

Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The Sedgwick County Liaisons office phone is 316-660-5290.