Labette County Court

Find Labette 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.

Altamont Municipal Court 407 Huston Avenue Altamont KS 67330 620-784-5612

Chetopa Municipal Court 332 Maple Street Chetopa KS 67336 620-236-7541

Edna Municipal Court 209 Delaware Street Edna KS 67342 620-922-3841

Mound Valley Municipal Court 411 Hickory Street Mound Valley KS 67354 620-328-3411

Oswego District Court 517 Merchant Street Oswego KS 67356 620-795-4533

Oswego Municipal Court 703 5th Street Oswego KS 67356 620-795-4433

Parsons District Court 201 South Central Avenue Parsons KS 67357 620-421-4120

Parsons Municipal Court 112 South 17th Street Parsons KS 67357 620-421-7068

About Labette County Courts

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

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

Labette County court records are available to the public at the Labette 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 Labette County Courthouses.

Labette County Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Labette County, Kansas

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Labette 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. Labette 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.