Reno County Court

Find Reno 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.

Arlington Municipal Court 900 West Main Street Arlington KS 67514 620-538-2818

Buhler Municipal Court 219 North Main Street Buhler KS 67522 620-543-2253

Haven Municipal Court 120 South Kansas Avenue Haven KS 67543 620-465-3415

Hutchinson District Court 206 West 1st Avenue Hutchinson KS 67501 620-694-2956

Hutchinson Municipal Court 201 East 1st Avenue Hutchinson KS 67501 620-694-2835

Nickerson Municipal Court 15 North Nickerson Street Nickerson KS 67561 620-422-5981

Pretty Prairie Municipal Court 119 West Main Street Pretty Prairie KS 67570 620-459-6392

South Hutchinson Municipal Court 10 East Blanchard Avenue South Hutchinson KS 67505 620-663-7104

Turon Municipal Court 501 East Price Street Turon KS 67583 620-497-6443

About Reno County Courts

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

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

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

Reno County Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Reno County, Kansas

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