You may fill out a Records Request Form by visiting the Clerk's office in person, or by submitting an Online Records Request Form. To submit your Records Request Form, you can mail it to Clerk of the District Court's Office - Records Dept., 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas 66044.
Court Records FAQ
Criminal records go back to 1989, and civil records go back to 1992.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
For civil and criminal cases, the following information is available on the public access computers: party names, case filings, document filings, court payments, criminal charges, and court dates.
An expungement is the legal process of asking a judge to seal the court record of a previous criminal (or juvenile) offense. It is important to remember that, in Kansas, an expunged record is NOT destroyed. The police, FBI, immigration officers, and other public officials may still see sealed court files for certain purposes.
They are located in the lobby of the Court Clerk's office, which is in the basement of the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center (JLE).