St. Francis District Court in St. Francis Kansas

Address and phone number for St. Francis District Court, a Court, at Washington Street, St. Francis KS.

St. Francis District Court
212 Washington Street, St. Francis, Kansas, 67756

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About the St. Francis District Court

The St. Francis District Court, located in St. Francis, Kansas is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In St. Francis Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In St. Francis 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:
  • St. Francis court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • St. Francis court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
St. Francis Court Records

The St. Francis District Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Cheyenne County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Cheyenne 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.

St. Francis Trial Court

Trial Courts in St. Francis, 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

Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne County Probate Courts and Cheyenne County Family Courts.

St. Francis Appellate Court

St. Francis Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne 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 St. Francis District Court

You may contact the St. Francis Courthouse by calling the St. Francis District Court non-emergency number 785-332-8850, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: St. Francis District Court, 212 Washington Street, St. Francis, Kansas, 67756.