About small claims court
Small claims court provides a simple, informal procedure for people to settle certain legal problems cheaply and quickly.
In small claims court, you can sue someone or be sued by someone, and you present your side of the case yourself. You cannot be represented by a lawyer unless the other party is a lawyer.
Small claims court handles only simple cases involving small amounts of money or property.
The following courts have small claims information on their websites.
1st Judicial District
Atchison and Leavenworth counties
Small claims court information
3rd Judicial District
4th Judicial District
Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, and Osage counties
How to file a small claims case
5th Judicial District
Lyon and Chase counties
What is small claims court?
7th Judicial District
Small claims information
8th Judicial District
Dickinson, Geary, Marion, and Morris counties
10th Judicial District
21st Judicial District
Clay and Riley counties
How do I file a small claims petition?
26th Judicial District
Stanton, Grant, Haskell, Morton, Stevens, and Seward counties
Frequently asked questions about small claims court
30th Judicial District
Barber, Harper, Kingman, Pratt, and Sumner counties
Kansas Bar Association
Small claims court: What is it? How do I use it?
Kansas Legal Services
Small claims court -- basic information