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District Court

The Court Administrator supervises and coordinates the administrative functions and operations of the district court, supervises and directs the activities of non-judicial employees of the court and performs other duties that are designated by the chief judge, required by law or by the state Judicial Administrator. 

Guidelines for court hearings on Zoom

District Court YouTube channel

Our Services

Court Records

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

Representing Yourself In Court

Traffic Tickets

Information about traffic tickets issues in Douglas County, Kansas.

Jury Duty

Resources for potential and current jurors.

Child and Spousal Support

Information on establishing, collecting and disbursing child and spousal support.

Protection Orders

Information on getting Protection Orders against abuse and stalking.

Child Custody

Child custody options, including parenting plans, visitation and other resources.

Community Service Work

Community Service Work is performed by defendants who serve local government or non-profit organizations.

Marriage and Divorce

Marriage licenses, ceremonies, and options for custody and divorce cases.

Small Claims

Small claims cases for less than $4,000.

Rules and Procedures

Rules and procedures for the District Court.


Mediation for child custody, parenting schedules and parenting rights.

Law Library

Open to everyone, the law library provides print and electronic resources for cases.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Linda Koester-Vogelsang Court Administrator 785-832-5256
Dee Jerome Administrative Assist 785-330-2810