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Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Orders

The Kansas Supreme Court is charged with the duty of administrative supervision over all the courts of the state. The Kansas Supreme Court adopts policies and procedures to guide trial and appellate courts throughout Kansas in conducting their administrative functions in a fair, efficient and fiscally responsible manner.

Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Orders
Number
Description
Re: Award to Kansas Legal Service, Inc.
Calendar Year 2015 Holidays
The pay plan adopted pursuant to Administrative Order No. 223, dated May 9, 2008, is hereby rescinded effective June 7, 2014. The attached new pay plan is hereby adopted, effective June 8, 2014.
Re: Amendment of the Rules Relating to Kansas Court Personnel System
Domestic Case Management Guidelines by the Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution
In re: Grant to Kansas Legal Services, Inc. Guardian Ad Litem Support Center
In re: Grant to Kansas Legal Service.
Re: Restricting Judicial Branch Employees from Carrying Firearms in Court Areas of Operations - Administrative Order 20, Re: Court Service Officers prohibited from carrying weapons, is repealed - Effective June 26, 2013
Calendar Year 2014 Holidays
Re: Rescission of Administrative Order No. 155 - Effective May 1, 2013
Access to Justice Funds for Kansas Legal Services, Inc., Guardian Ad Litem Support Center
2013: Access to Justice Grant awarded to Kansas Legal Services, Inc.
Technical Standards Governing Electronic Filing and Transmission of Court Documents
Calendar Year 2013 Holidays
Guidelines for Domestic Case Managers
Kansas Judicial Branch Longevity Pay effective July 1, 2012
265
(Rescinds 263)
Rescission of Administrative Order No. 263. The furloughs and court closures ordered for May 24 and 25, 2012, and June 7 and 8, 2012, are cancelled.
263 (Supersedes Order 262)
Court Closure and Involuntary Unpaid Leave of Nonjudicial Personnel
Court Closure and Involuntary Unpaid Leave of Nonjudicial Personnel
261 (Supersedes Order 260)
Kansas Child Support Guidelines (March 26, 2011, effective April 1, 2012) - Following the adoption of Administrative Order No. 260, technical errors were identified in the equal parenting time formula. The attached guidelines correct those errors, clarify related instructions, make related amendments to the Completed Sample Child Support Worksheet, and provide a new Equal Parenting Time Worksheet to facilitate the calculation. Administrative Order No. 260, dated December 29,2011, is hereby superseded by this order.
Kansas Child Support Guidelines (December 29, 2011, effective April 1, 2012)
Access to Justice Funds for Kansas Legal Services, Inc. Guardian Ad Litem Support Center
FY 2012 Access to Justice Grant
Amendment of Rule 5.16 of the Rules Relating to the Kansas Court Personnel System
Re: Standards and Guidelines for CASA Volunteer Programs
Re: Citizen Review Boards Standards
Appointment of Judicial Branch Chief Information Technology Officer (July 19, 2011)
Calendar Year 2012 Holidays (July 12, 2011)
Administrative Order No. 98 relating to Court Trustee Hearing Officers (May 18, 2011)
Juvenile Supervision Fees (March 11, 2011) (Supersedes Rule # 139)
In re: Access to Justice Committee (December 17, 2010)
Access to Justice Funds for Kansas Legal Services (October 7, 2010)
Access to Justice Grant (October 7, 2010)
Salaries of Supreme Court Research Attorneys I (September 22, 2010)
Appointment of Chief Information Technology Officer (August 23, 2010)
Judicial Branch Smoking Policy (June 24, 2010)
Kansas Judicial Branch Longevity Pay (June 28, 2010)
Calendar Year 2011 Holidays (June 28, 2010)
Pro Se Divorce Forms (May 19, 2010)
Court Closure and Involuntary Unpaid Leave of Nonjudicial Personnel (March 12, 2010)
Kansas Judicial Branch Pandemic Disease Policy (October 9, 2009)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (October 7, 2009)
FY2010 Access to Justice Grant (October 6, 2009)
Calendar Year 2010 Official Holiday Schedule (June 22, 2009)
Re: Pilot Project on Limited Representation (May 6, 2009)
Re: Pilot Project on Limited Representation with accompanying Procedures and Forms (March 26, 2009)
Services by Court Clerks and Staff to the Self-Represented Litigant (January 27, 2009)
Amended 2008 Holiday Schedule (November 12, 2008)
Access to Justice Funds (September 2, 2008)
2008 Access to Justice Grant (September 2, 2008)
Calendar Year 2009 Holidays (July 21, 2008)
New Pay Plan (May 9, 2008)
Amended Rules on Satisfaction of Money Judgment and Taxation of Costs by the Clerk (March 5, 2008)
Amended 2007 Designated Holidays (October 31, 2007)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (October 11, 2007)
Access to Justice Grant (October 11, 2007)
Kansas Child Support Guidelines (Effective November 30, 2007)
Website Procedure and Website Manager (August 30, 2007)
Kansas Judicial Branch Longevity Pay (July 11, 2007)
Rescind Administrative Order 096 - Pretrial Release (June 26, 2007)
Calendar Year 2008 Holidays (June 26,2007)
New Pay Plan (May 10, 2007)
Americans with Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure (January 30, 2007)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (August 30, 2006)
Access to Justice Grant (August 30, 2006)
Calendar Year 2007 Holidays (June 26, 2006)
Attorney Registration Position (June 16, 2006)
Amended 2006 Designated Holidays (June 16, 2006)
New Pay Plan (May 18, 2006)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (September 8, 2005)
Access to Justice Grant (September 8, 2005)
Hurricane Katrina Relief (September 9, 2005)
Judicial Nominating Commission (August 31, 2005)
Calendar Year 2006 Holidays (June 30, 2005)
Domestic Relations Affidavit (June 14, 2005)
Cover Sheets and Privacy Policy (May 4, 2005)
New Pay Plan (May 4, 2005)
New Pay Plan (May 4, 2005)
Public Access to Electronic Case Records (May 4, 2005)
Activation Pay for Military (April 15, 2005)
Bulk Requests for Court Records (January 19, 2005)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (October 7, 2004)
ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Calendar Year 2005 Holidays (August 7, 2004)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (September 26, 2004)
Access to Justice Grant (September 26, 2004)
Court Service Officer Positions (May 6, 2004)
New Pay Plan (May 5, 2004)
Judicial Branch Shared Leave Plan (December 15, 2003)
Amended 2003 Designated Holidays (December 12, 2003)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective October 30, 2003 replaced by Administrative Order 216 on November 30, 2007)
Calendar Year 2004 Holidays (July 23, 2003)
New Pay Plan (May 23, 2003)
District Magistrate Judge Tamera Zimbelman (March 24, 2003)
Judicial Branch Shared Leave (January 6, 2003)
175
Order never signed.
Calendar Year 2003 Holidays (August 7, 2002)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (August 14, 2003)
Access to Justice Grant (August 14, 2003)
Amended Designated Holidays (December 10, 2001)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (November 30, 2001)
New Pay Plan (November 28, 2001)
Official Child Support and Maintenance Payment Records (November 29, 2001)
Lecompton Historical Society (November 28, 2001)
Kansas Elders and the Law Week (September 4, 2001)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (July 11, 2001)
Access to Justice Grant (July 11, 2001)
Calendar Year 2002 Holidays (July 10, 2001)
New Pay Plan (June 1, 2001)
Code of Civil Procedure for Limited Action Forms (December 20, 2000)
Access to Child in Need of Care and Juvenile Offender Records (December 15, 2000)
Shared Leave Policy (December 4, 2000)
Kansas Open Records Act (October 25, 2000)
ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Legal Forms - Child in Need of Care, Juvenile Offender, and Domestic (September 22, 2000)
Kansas Payment Center (September 14, 2000)
Access to Justice - Guardian Ad Litem (July 12, 2000)
Access to Justice Grant (July 12, 2000)
Court Service Officer Upgrade (July 12, 2000)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (July 12, 2000)
Calendar Year 2001 Holidays (July 12, 2000)
Nonjudicial Salary Initiative Plan (July 12, 2000)
Temporary Trial Clerk Classification (June 2, 2000)
Shared Leave Policy (December 6, 1999)
Calendar Year 2000 Holidays (July 21, 1999)
Access to Justice Grant (July 9, 1999)
Juvenile Supervision Fees (June 4, 1999) (Superseded by Rule # 251)
Municipal Ordinance Conviction Records (June 1, 1999)
New Pay Plan (June 4, 1999)
Mediator Fees (March 12, 1999)
Amended 1998 Holidays (December 24, 1998)
Access to Justice Grant (December 23, 1998)
Shared Leave Policy (October 8, 1998)
Calendar Year 1999 Holidays (July 13, 1998)
Citizen Review Board Standards (June 30, 1998)
Electronic Recording as Official Record of Proceedings (June 16, 1998)
New Pay Plan (May 28, 1998)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective October 1, 1997 replaced by Administrative Order 180 on October 30, 2003)
Amended Designated Holidays (December 3, 1997)
Access to Justice Grant (December 12, 1997)
124
Order never signed.
Electronic Filing of Court Documents (July 7, 1997)
Calendar Year 1998 Holidays (July 2, 1997)
Judicial Records Management (Unsigned Draft)
ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
New Pay Plan (May 30, 1997)
119
Access to CINC Files
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Commission on Opening the Courthouses (December 10, 1996)
Access to Justice Grant (November 27, 1996)
Rescind Administrative Order 99 (November 25, 1996)
115
Number never issued.
National Center for State Courts access to CINC Records (October 30, 1996)
Disciplinary Administrator Oversight Committee (October 11, 1996)
Garnishment (September 30, 1996)
Calendar Year 1997 Holidays (July 11, 1996)
Rules for Dispute Resolution (February 16, 1996)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (December 18, 1995)
ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Rescind Administrative Order 047 (December 18, 1995)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective November 30, 1995 replaced by Administrative Order 128 on October 1, 1997)
Appellate Court Clerk Budgeting (September 14, 1995)
Jack Fowler and Louise Pape Salaries (September 1, 1995)
Calendar Year 1996 Holidays (July 28, 1995)
New Pay Plan (June 12, 1995)
Transfer of Cases (May 8, 1995)
Guidelines for Guardian Ad Litem (March 2, 2002)
Uniform Cost Recovery Fee; Child Support Enforcement (March 28, 1995)
Court Trustee Hearing Officers (April 3, 1995)
Juvenile Intake and Assessment System (February 21, 1995)
Pretrial Release (January 17, 1995, rescinded with Administrative Order 213)
Confidentiality of Appellate Court Records (December 24, 1994)
Amended 1994 Holidays (November 17, 1994)
New Pay Plan (August 30, 1994)
Calendar Year 1995 Holidays (June 28, 1994)
Citizen Review Board Standards (May 12, 1994, replaced with Administrative Order 131)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective May 6, 1994, replaced by Administrative Order 107 on November 30, 1995)
Destruction of Municipal Ordinance Records (March 8, 1994)
Calendar Year 1994 Holidays (July 14, 1993)
Criminal Jury Selection Procedures and Peremptory Challenges (June 2, 1993)
New Pay Plan (June 2, 1993)
New Pay Plan (November 18, 1992)
Calendar Year 1993 Holidays (July 2, 1992)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective February 6, 1992, replaced by Administrative Order 090 on May 6, 1994)
Revised CASA Standards and Guidelines (October 3, 1991)
Calendar Year 1992 Holidays (July 17, 1991)
Additional Holiday (June 17, 1991)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (February 12, 1991)
Calendar Year 1991 Holidays (July 20, 1990)
New Pay Plan (June 4, 1990)
Garnishment (April 18, 1990)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective April 1, 1990, replaced by Administrative Order 083 on February 6, 1992)
ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Amendments to Personnel Rules (March 12, 1990)
Post Audit access to CINC Records (October 29, 1990)
Continuing Judicial Education - Municipal Judges (February 15, 1990)
Drug-Free Workplace Policy (February 15, 1990)
Child Support Guidelines (October 13, 1989)
Calendar Year 1990 Holidays (July 18, 1989)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (June 9, 1989)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (March 22, 1989)
066
Number never issued.
065
Number never issued.
Protection from Abuse Forms (June 22, 1990)
063
Calendar Year 1989 Holidays
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
New Pay Plan (May 18, 1988)
Calendar Year 1988 Holidays (October 19, 1987)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (September 29, 1987)
Child Support Guidelines (Effective October 1, 1987, amended by Administrative Order O70 and replaced by Administrative Order 075 on April 1, 1990)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (September 29, 1987) ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Protection from Abuse Forms (July 9, 1987)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (May 26, 1987) ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

CASA Standards and Guidelines (February 19, 1987, superseded by Administrative Order 082)
ATTACHMENTS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

State General Fund Reduction (December 3, 1986)
053
Calendar Year 1987 Holidays
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Amendments to Personnel Rules (May 29, 1986)
Continuing Judicial Education (May 12, 1986) (Repealed by 2010 SC 046)
Microfilming Standards and Guidelines (March 11, 1986)
Amendments to Personnel Rules - FLSA (January 18, 1986)
048
Calendar Year 1986 Holidays
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Fair Labor Standards Act (October 18, 1985)
Amendment to the Kansas Personnel Rules (May 10, 1985)
Administration of the Kansas Open Records Act (July 29, 1985)
Rules Relating to the Kansas Court Personnel System (February 15, 1985)
043
Calendar Year 1985 Holidays
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Amendment to Personnel Rules (May 17, 1984)
Reparation and Restitution (March 6, 1984)
New Pay Plan (November 15, 1983)
1983 Judicial Conference (September 8, 1983)
Correction Sheet for Dispositions (June 9, 1983)
Calendar Year 1983 Holidays (November 1, 1982)
Deferment of Merit Pay (July 15, 1982)
State General Fund Reduction (July 15, 1982)
Discovery Conference Procedures (July 2, 1982)
New Pay Plan (May 26, 1982)
Calendar Year 1982 Holidays (November 6, 1981)
EEO/AA Plan (October 2, 1981)
District Court Accounting System and Manual (October 27, 1981)
New Pay Scale (June 3, 1981)
Amendments to Personnel Rules (December 5, 1980)
1981 Holiday Calendar (October 24, 1980)
Presentence Investigation Reports (October 28, 1980)
Law Enforcement Training Center Assessments; Pretrial Release Procedures (June 18, 1980)
Reimbursement of Official Travel for District Court Employees (May 30, 1980)
Amending Personnel Rules (May 5, 1980)
022
Calendar Year 1980 Holidays
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Amending Personnel Rules (July 16, 1979)
Court Service Officers prohibited from carrying weapons (July 5, 1979)
Free-lance Reporting (June 25, 1979)
Salary Adjustments (June 6, 1979)
New Pay Scale (June 6, 1979)
District Court Operating Budget Guide (June 6, 1979)
Court Service Officers (May 22, 1979)
Aid to Indigent Defendents (May 9, 1979)
Salary Increase (February 26, 1979)
Compensatory Time Off (February 19, 1979)
Garnishment (February 12, 1979) Rescinded 4/18/1990
Judicial Assumption of State Probation Services (December 1, 1978)
1979 Holidays Amended (February 6, 1979)
Reporting Pretrial Diversion (September 5, 1978)
Guidelines for County Payments to the State (July 19, 1978)
Victims Reparation Fee (June 28, 1978)
Administrative Judges (October 19, 1977)
Judges Pro Tem Assignments (May 18, 1977)
District Court Judicial Assignments (November 10, 1976)
District Court Financing (October 18, 1976)
Clerk of the District Court (October 18, 1976)