Wabaunsee County Court

Find Wabaunsee 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.


Alma District Court 215 Kansas Avenue Alma KS 66401 785-765-2406


Alma Municipal Court 326 Missouri Street Alma KS 66401 785-765-3922

Alta Vista Municipal Court 521 Main Street Alta Vista KS 66834 785-499-6620

Eskridge Municipal Court 110 South Main Street Eskridge KS 66423 785-449-2621

Maple Hill Municipal Court 203 Main Street Maple Hill KS 66507 785-256-4272

Paxico Municipal Court 201 Newbury Avenue Paxico KS 66526 785-636-5532

About Wabaunsee County Courts

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

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

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

Wabaunsee County Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Wabaunsee County, Kansas

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