Courthouse Information

Federal Holidays and Courthouse Closings

Tips for your visit:

  • You must show a photo ID to enter the courthouse. You must pass through courthouse security.
  • Lawyers, including pro hac vice attorneys, who present photo identification and a current bar registration card from this or any other federal or state court may bring in electronic communication devices (see Rule 83.2.4).
  • The public may not bring cell phones, cameras, recording devices, or other electronic devices (such as MP3 players).  You will be required to return it to your car.
  • The Court may grant permission to bring cameras in for ceremonial proceedings or court events. Contact the local clerk’s office for more information.  Cameras are allowed at naturalization proceedings.

Transcript Fees

For current transcript fees click here.    Transcript order form:  AO435


Robert J. Dole  CourthouseKansas-City-Exterior-300x199

500 State Avenue, Rm 259
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
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Phone: 913-735-2200
Fax: 913-735-2201
Email: ksd_clerks_kansascity@ksd.uscourts.gov
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Clerk’s Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Other agencies
U.S. Bankruptcy Court: 913-735-2110
U.S. Probation and Pretrial Office: 913-735-2400
Federal Public Defender: 913-551-6712
U.S. Attorney: 913-551-6730
U.S. Marshals:  913-551-6757

Entrance
The main public entrance is on State Avenue which is the south side of the building.   Only employees are allowed to enter the building on the north side.

Parking
Handicapped parking is available in the gated State Avenue lot on the southwest corner of the building. Jury parking and public parking is available on the southeast corner of 5th Avenue and Washington Boulevard (across the street from the First Baptist Church).  City parking lots with hourly rates are located on the 500 block of Armstrong Avenue and the 400 block of State Avenue.  The strip mall lot on the corner of 5th and State Ave., east of the building, is private parking and you may be towed. 

Local Eateries/Vending
A variety of vending machines are available on level M.  For more local restaurants,click here.


 

Frank Carlson Federal BuildingTopeka1

444 S.E. Quincy, Rm 490
Topeka, Kansas 66683
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Phone: 785-338-5400
Fax: 785-338-5401
Email: ksd_clerks_topeka@ksd.uscourts.gov
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Clerk’s Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Other agencies
U.S. Bankruptcy Court:  785-338-5910
U.S. Probation and Pretrial Office: 785-338-5600
Federal Public Defender: 785-232-9828
U.S. Attorney: 785-295-2850
U.S. Marshals:  913-551-6757

Parking
The public and jurors should park at the Townsite Parking Garage, located approximately ½ block east of Kansas Ave on 5th Street (just before the road curves and becomes Quincy).  Parking for jurors only will be validated by the Court.  At times the garage can fill quickly so please allow enough time to locate a parking space and for the short walk to the building. Do not park in any reserved spaces or in prohibited areas. The Court is not responsible for any parking citations you may receive and will not validate parking for jurors at any other facility, unless the Townsite Parking Garage is full.

Local Eateries/Vending
A variety of vending machines are located on the 1st floor.  For more local restaurants, click here.

 


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Wichita U.S. Courthouse
401 N. Market, Rm 204
Wichita, Kansas 67202
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Phone: 316-315-4200
Fax: 316-315-4201
Email: ksd_clerks_wichita@ksd.uscourts.gov
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Clerk’s Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Wichita clerk’s office public counter is currently will reopen on Monday, June 1.  Until then, the office line (316-315-4200) will continue to be answered between 9am and 4:30pm. Criminal debt payments will not be able to be taken over the phone, but can be made with a credit or debit card at Pay.gov. Criminal debt payments made by check or money order will continue to be accepted through the mail. Jurors in the Wichita area needing immediate assistance should send an e-mail to wjury@ksd.uscourts.gov.

Other agencies
U.S. Bankruptcy Court: 316-315-4110
U.S. Probation and Pretrial Office: 316-315-4400
Federal Public Defender: 316-269-6445
U.S. Attorney: 316-269-6481
U.S. Marshals:  913-551-6757

Parking
Several parking options are available near the courthouse including the Epic Center garage at the corner of 2nd and Main Street, the public parking lot at the far west end of the Municipal Court (tall black city building), and the Sedgwick County Parking Garage located at 603 N. Main Street. Some lots have attendants while others require you to have exact change. Parking fees vary but on average cost $5.00 per day. Jurors may also park for free in the lot directly south of our building on the first reporting day only. Any day after the initial reporting date requires a court issued parking permit or a citation will be issued. The court will be unable to waive such citations. The lot has 26 free parking spots on a first come first serve basis designated as ‘Official U.S. Courthouse Parking Only’.

Local Eateries/Vending
Vending machines are available in the break room on level B.  There are several restaurants in the downtown Wichita area.  For a list of nearby eateries, click here.

U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas

 

U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas