County District Court is part of the 13th Judicial District of Kansas. The 13th
District includes Butler, Elk & Greenwood Counties. In Elk
County, most matters are handled by a locally elected Magistrate Judge.
Our local District Court Clerk
assists in the processing of traffic, civil and criminal cases,
and provides counter service which includes receiving and receipting
money and providing assistance on court matters to attorneys, law
enforcement officers, jurors, and the public. The Clerk
processes and maintains all legal documents according to court rules and
state statutes. The Clerk also collects appropriate fees,
receives fine payments, enters case disposition on
court computers, and schedules court appearances. Most records
retained by the Clerk are public records.
Court Services Officers are responsible for the supervision of
both juvenile and adult offenders. Court Service Officers also
provide additional services at the Court's request, including, but not
limited to, pre-dispositional and pre-sentence reports, Child in Need
of Care supervision, home studies and domestic investigations, bond
supervision, administration of community service, as well as serving
as a referral source to community service providers in the areas of
substance abuse and mental health treatment.
Click here and learn what Court staff can & can't do for you.