Marion County Court

Find Marion 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.

Florence Municipal Court 511 Main Street Florence KS 66851 620-878-4296

Goessel Municipal Court 101 South Cedar Street Goessel KS 67053 620-367-8111

Hillsboro Municipal Court 118 East Grand Avenue Hillsboro KS 67063 620-947-3162

Marion District Court 200 South 3rd Street Marion KS 66861

Marion Municipal Court 203 North 3rd Street Marion KS 66861 620-382-3703

Peabody Municipal Court 300 North Walnut Street Peabody KS 66866 620-983-2174

About Marion County Courts

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

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

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

Marion County Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Marion County, Kansas

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