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Court Records Request Form

Court Records Request Form for the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas.

  • Appointed attorneys will not incur fees associated with emailing scanned documents or copies.
  • Fees apply to all district and city attorney offices unless statutory authority is provided.
  • An access fee of $12.00 per hour, prorated by the quarter hour, will be charged for paper copies.
  • Copies are 25 cents per page in addition to the access fee.
  • Certified copies (stamped seal) are $1.00 per document plus copy and access fees.
  • Authenticated copies (raised seal) are $2.00 per document plus copy and access fees. Authentications may take up to ten business days to complete.
  • Faxed copies are $1.00 per page (local number) or $2.00 per page (long distance) in addition to the access fee.
  • Shipping & Handling charge is $1.00 per 100 pages. Additional costs may apply to exceptional requests.
  • The court may require prepayment of a $12.00 access fee for cases filed prior to 1990 or when case number is unknown. Please make checks payable to District Court.
  • The court does not provide copies of marriage licenses, death certificates, or birth certificates. These may be obtained through the Department of Vital Statistics at 785-296-1400.
  • All files must be returned within seven (7) days or immediately upon request of the court.
  • Files shall not be disassembled for copying.
  • All requests are subject to the availability of the records when the request is made. Bulk requests are denied under Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order 189.
  • Records requests submitted by fax or mail are subject to the above terms and conditions.

The Court Records Request Form User's Guide (PDF) contains a lot of helpful information about the records request process, including FAQ, information for attorneys and abstracters, and a list of resources.

Our Services

Court Records

Records request services for cases in the 7th Judicial District.

Clerk of the District Court

District Court

The 7th Judicial District of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas.

Courts

Services provided by the 7th Judicial District of the District Court.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Douglas A. Hamilton Clerk of the District Court dhamilton@douglascountyks.org
Amber Ballard Supervisor / Jury Manager / Appeals 785-832-5111 aballard@douglascountyks.org
Rachel Lavelle Supervisor / Liens 785-832-5255 rlavelle@douglascountyks.org
Evie Schlife Accounting Technician / Probate 785-832-5252 eschlife@douglascountyks.org
Beverly Sigafoose Juvenile / Adoptions 785-832-5253 bsigafoose@douglascountyks.org
Brian Garton Jury Clerk 785-832-5213 jury@douglascountyks.org
Cindy Winger Traffic 785-832-5231 cwinger@douglascountyks.org
Emily Krichati Domestic / PFA Administrative Assistant 785-832-5227 ekrichati@douglascountyks.org
Jordan Moore Records / Juvenile 785-832-5141 jmoore@douglascountyks.org
Kassandra Meyer Limited Civil 785-832-5257 kmeyer@douglascountyks.org
Michael Preut Criminal 785-832-5236 mpreut@douglascountyks.org
Stephanie Weeks Small Claims / Major Civil 785-832-5228 sweeks@douglascountyks.org
Civil civil@douglascountyks.org
Criminal criminal@douglascountyks.org
Records courtrecords@douglascountyks.org
Jury Service Recording 785-832-5108

  • Appointed attorneys will not incur fees associated with emailing scanned documents or copies.
  • Fees apply to all district and city attorney offices unless statutory authority is provided.
  • An access fee of $12.00 per hour, prorated by the quarter hour, will be charged for paper copies.
  • Copies are 25 cents per page in addition to the access fee.
  • Certified copies (stamped seal) are $1.00 per document plus copy and access fees.
  • Authenticated copies (raised seal) are $2.00 per document plus copy and access fees. Authentications may take up to ten business days to complete.
  • Faxed copies are $1.00 per page (local number) or $2.00 per page (long distance) in addition to the access fee.
  • Shipping & Handling charge is $1.00 per 100 pages. Additional costs may apply to exceptional requests.
  • The court may require prepayment of a $12.00 access fee for cases filed prior to 1990 or when case number is unknown. Please make checks payable to District Court.
  • The court does not provide copies of marriage licenses, death certificates, or birth certificates. These may be obtained through the Department of Vital Statistics at 785-296-1400.
  • All files must be returned within seven (7) days or immediately upon request of the court.
  • Files shall not be disassembled for copying.
  • All requests are subject to the availability of the records when the request is made. Bulk requests are denied under Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order 189.
  • Records requests submitted by fax or mail are subject to the above terms and conditions.

The Court Records Request Form User's Guide (PDF) contains a lot of helpful information about the records request process, including FAQ, information for attorneys and abstracters, and a list of resources.