Minneapolis Court

Find Minneapolis 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.

Minneapolis District Court 307 North Concord Street Minneapolis KS 67467 785-392-2917

Minneapolis Municipal Court 218 North Rock Street Minneapolis KS 67467 785-392-2176

Tescott Municipal Court 218 North Rock Street Minneapolis KS 67467 785-283-4337

About Minneapolis Courts

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

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

Minneapolis court records are available to the public at the 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 Minneapolis Courthouses.

Minneapolis Trial Courts

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

Appellate Court in Minneapolis, Kansas

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