During the COVID-19 pandemic the United States Court for the District of Kansas is committed to continuing court operations and ensuring access to justice.
Hours of operation:
Kansas City – 9 AM – 4:30 PM (CLOSED FROM NOON – 12:30 PM for lunch)
Topeka – 9 AM – 4:30 PM (CLOSED FROM NOON – 12:30 PM for lunch)
Wichita – 9 AM – 4:30 PM (CLOSED FROM NOON – 12:30 PM for lunch)
Face masks are optional in public areas of all three courthouses. Judges may have individual masking/distancing policies in their chambers and courtrooms. Other courthouse agencies may require masks in their spaces. Please observe the mask guidance in any space you visit. We will continue to provide masks at courthouse entrances for those who want them.
Please note that the United States Court for the District of Kansas is committed to the safety and well-being of our jurors. We are closely following and reinforcing the guidelines from the CDC and U.S. health authorities and have taken precautionary measures to limit the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus while also ensuring that we are able to continue with essential judicial proceedings.
We continue to monitor the situation. The recorded message (800 #) will be updated accordingly. For now, we ask that you follow the instructions in your summons packet. Please stay safe and healthy.
Called to Serve Jury Selection Process
The Called to Serve film details the jury selection process for the U.S. District Courts. For petit jurors scheduled to report to court on a specific date, we ask that you watch this film before you report for jury service.
Ceremonies have resumed, however the schedule continues to change. If you have specific questions regarding the status of your citizenship, please contact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services on-line at USCIS.gov.