Geneseo Municipal Court in Geneseo Kansas

Address and phone number for Geneseo Municipal Court, a Court, at Main Street, Geneseo KS.

Geneseo Municipal Court
600 Main Street, Geneseo, Kansas, 67444

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About the Geneseo Municipal Court

The Geneseo Municipal Court, located in Geneseo, Kansas is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Geneseo Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Geneseo Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • Geneseo court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Geneseo court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Geneseo Court Records

The Geneseo Municipal Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Rice County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Rice County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Geneseo Trial Court

Trial Courts in Geneseo, KS hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Rice County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in Kansas. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Rice County Probate Courts and Rice County Family Courts.

Geneseo Appellate Court

Geneseo Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Rice County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in Kansas

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Rice County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the Kansas state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a Kansas Supreme Court.

Contact the Geneseo Municipal Court

You may contact the Geneseo Courthouse by calling the Geneseo Municipal Court non-emergency number 620-824-6232, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Geneseo Municipal Court, 600 Main Street, Geneseo, Kansas, 67444.