Anderson County Court

Find Anderson County Kansas courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Colony Municipal Court 339 Cherry Street Colony KS 66015 620-852-3530

Garnett District Court 100 East 4th Avenue Garnett KS 66032 785-448-6886

Garnett Municipal Court 131 West 5th Avenue Garnett KS 66032 913-448-5496

Kincaid Municipal Court 401 2nd St Kincaid KS 66039 620-439-5449

About Anderson County Courts

Courts in Anderson County, KS are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Anderson County and Kansas law and are housed in Anderson County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Anderson County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Anderson County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Anderson County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Anderson County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Anderson County background checks
Anderson County Court Records

Anderson County court records are available to the public at the Anderson County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Anderson County Courthouses.

Anderson County Trial Courts

Anderson County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Anderson County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Anderson County Probate Courts and Anderson County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Anderson County, Kansas

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Anderson County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

Kansas Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Anderson County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in Kansas are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in Kansas state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the Kansas Supreme Court.