Nortonville Municipal Court in Nortonville, Kansas

Address and phone number for Nortonville Municipal Court, a Court, at Main Street, Nortonville KS.


Name
Nortonville Municipal Court
Address
407 Main Street
Nortonville, Kansas, 66060
Phone
913-886-2060
Fax
913-886-3070

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About the Nortonville Municipal Court

The Nortonville Municipal Court, located in Nortonville, Kansas is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Nortonville Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Nortonville Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • Nortonville court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Nortonville court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Nortonville Court Records

The Nortonville Municipal Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Jefferson County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Jefferson County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Nortonville Trial Court

Trial Courts in Nortonville, KS hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Jefferson County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in Kansas. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Jefferson County Probate Courts and Jefferson County Family Courts.

Nortonville Appellate Court

Nortonville Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Jefferson County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in Kansas

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Jefferson County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the Kansas state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a Kansas Supreme Court.

Contact the Nortonville Municipal Court

You may contact the Nortonville Courthouse by calling the Nortonville Municipal Court non-emergency number 913-886-2060, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Nortonville Municipal Court, 407 Main Street, Nortonville, Kansas, 66060.