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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.


Notice - Attention Collection Attorneys:

Effective August 1, 2018, the Civil Order in Aid of Execution Docket for the 18th Judicial District Sedgwick County will be changing; reducing the number of hearing dates available per month. Currently the order in aid of execution docket is scheduled for every Friday afternoon, at 1:30 p.m., in the First-Floor Jury assembly room.

Effective August 1, 2018, all Civil Order in Aid of Execution hearings will be scheduled on the calendar for the First and Third Friday's of each month only. The hearing time remains at 1:30 p.m. and the location remains the same:
First-Floor Jury Room, 525 N. Main, Wichita KS, 67203, Sedgwick County Courthouse.

Email Encryption begins January 22nd, 2018!!!

Starting January 22nd 2018, the District Court will begin encrypting outbound emails that contain personal information. For information/help on viewing these emails,  Click here.

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

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...