Wyandotte County Legal Department

The Legal Department of the United Government, headed by the Chief Legal Adviser, provides legal services to the Mayor, the Board of Commissioners, the County Administrator, the Councils and all departments of the Unified Government and the Public Utilities Board. The Chief Advocate is appointed by the District Administrator. The content of this website is provided for informational purposes only. This information should not be construed as legal advice and is not necessarily current or complete. Receiving this information does not create an attorney-client relationship. The legal department does not advise or represent individuals. For personal legal assistance, please proceed as follows: Click below on the circle of the area of law you wish to explore. If your topic isn`t here, or if you`re not sure what you want, go here. renaming emergency preparedness to essential functions; clarifying that court staff, whether working in a courthouse or at home, can perform both essential and non-essential functions; and encourage parties to meet deadlines that do not require a personal procedure; The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) has a good video on the issue of legal advice or legal information on how to make a difference. Looking for a court document? Click here for a list of available forms. Statutes of Limitations and Legal Time Standards Suspended The 2020 House Prosecutor for Senate Bill No. 102, referenced in Administrative Order 2020-PR-016, was published in the Kansas Registry on March 19, 2020. It allows the Chief Justice to suspend until further notice all limitation periods and statutory periods or time limits applicable to the conduct or processing of court proceedings.

During the coming into force of the ordinance, no action will be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Many courts, including the Supreme Court, have fulfilled their functions through remote hearings using videoconferencing technology. For a full list of lawsuits aimed at limiting the spread of the novel coronavirus, see Kansas Court Response to COVID-19. If you have any questions, please leave a notice with the District Court Clerk at (913) 573-2946 or by email khill@wycokck.org clarify that courts will continue to accept electronic filings in all types of cases and explain that the processing of non-essential function requests may be delayed depending on staffing levels and essential function requirements. Follow this link to our electronic file system to download the records documents. identification of the probable reason for persons detained without warrant; Until otherwise indicated, the capacity of elevators in United Government buildings remains at a maximum of four. Emergency measures are described in the administrative order and usually include essential functions: state courts have been operating since the 18th century. March in limited capacity due to previous Supreme Court orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The courts were initially limited to essential functions, but later they were authorized to perform additional functions to the extent permitted by local resources and circumstances. Key features typically include: ***NEW – MINIMUM STANDARD HEALTH PROTOCOLS – 6-1-2021 – CLICK HERE TO VIEW*** clarification that procedural conduct is not restricted if no judge or registrar is involved; Protection from abuse and protection from harassment orders; Now available at the courthouse on the mezzanine. Citepay and Kansas Payment Center: All traffic, punitive and juvenile penalties/court fees/refunds can be paid on the following website: www.citepayusa.com/payments/welcome.do. You will need your file number to pay online.

Child support can be paid to www.kspaycenter.com/. You need a file number to pay online. Thank you very much! clarifying that hearings may be held for non-essential functions, but only by telephone or videoconference; Access to Justice While Protecting the Public and Our Workforce On March 18, 2020, the Supreme Court issued Administrative Order 2020-PR-016, ordering all District and Appellate Courts to suspend all measures except emergency measures until further notice. On April 3, 2020, the Supreme Court issued Administrative Order 2020-PR-32 amending Administrative Order 2020-PR-016 on: Visiting the courts? Here are a few things to keep in mind. Click here to confirm that state courts must have the necessary staff to perform essential functions, and that non-essential functions may be performed if local resources and circumstances permit. Do you need to access or receive a saved document? More information is available here. Please note, however, that people may be required to wear a mask in the courtroom or judicial chambers. This decision is at the discretion of the presiding judge, who will inform you if masks are required in their courtroom and should provide you with a mask if necessary. Make online payments in court with CitePay here. Thank you for your cooperation. Chief Justice Robert P.

Burns Last night (12/16/21), the Unified Government Commission voted to end the community`s mask mandate, which began Dec. 5. August 2021 and was originally scheduled to expire on January 6, 2022. As of December 17, 2021, members of the public are not required to wear a mask when entering or entering certain unified government buildings, including the Wyanotte County Courthouse, Court Services Building, and Juvenile Service Centre. Do you have any questions or concerns about the tribunal? Click here for more contact information. Click here to explore current vacancies. CONDUCTING JURY TRIALS UNDER PANDEMIC CONDITIONS – REVISED 16.6.2021 – CLICK HERE TO VIEW THEM***.

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