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Clerk of the Appellate Courts
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 374
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org


Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Rule 718
Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Substance-abuse and/or Psychological Referrals and Evaluations

(a) The office of the Disciplinary Administrator, the Review Committee, or the Board may refer an applicant to the Kansas Impaired Lawyers Assistance Program if recommended by a qualified professional.

(b) The office of the Disciplinary Administrator, the Review Committee, or the Board may require an applicant to submit to a substance-abuse evaluation by a qualified professional of that entity’s choosing.

(c) The office of the Disciplinary Administrator, the Review Committee, or the Board may require an applicant to submit to a psychological evaluation by a qualified professional of that entity’s choosing.

(d) The expense of an evaluation ordered by the office of the Disciplinary Administrator, the Review Committee, or the Board shall be paid out of the bar admission fee fund.


[History: New Rule effective July 1, 2009; Am. effective February 3, 2014; Am. (d) effective June 26, 2014.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings