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Online Court Resources
Resources for the De Soto Municipal Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Johnson County, Kansas, and resources applicable to all courts in Kansas.
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Kansas Criminal History Records
Kansas Bureau of Investigation offers criminal history records through a paid service. Fees can be paid by credit card or with a state subscription. Search requires subject's full name and date of birth; additional personal information can be included. A link to registered offender information is included.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search recent Kansas Attorney General opinions by topic or keyword. A link to older opinions hosted by Washburn University School of Law is provided.
Self help, legal research, general information
Johnson County Law Library
View information about the Johnson County Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, and links to additional online research resources.
Kansas Child Support Information
View Kansas child support guidelines, worksheets, and instructions. Links to additional child support resources are included.
Search Kansas Statutes by section number, keyword, or subject index, or browse the Table of Contents by chapter, article, and section number.
View information about Kansas mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. A list of approved mediators is included.
Kansas Self Help Information
View information about representing yourself in Kansas courts, finding legal help, court procedure, forms, a glossary of legal terms, and answers to frequently asked questions on a variety of legal issues.
Kansas Supreme Court Law Library
View information about the Kansas Supreme Court Law Library, including location, an online catalog search, description of available materials, and links to additional online research resources.
Legal Information and Legal Assistance
Legal information offered by Kansas Legal Services by topic includes Consumer, Criminal, Disability, Education, Elder, Employment, Family Law, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health, Housing, Public Benefits, and Wills & Estates. Contact inforamtion and links to legal assistance, legal forms, and other services are included.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Johnson County Consumer Protection
The Johnson County District Attorney's Office provides information about consumer protection and various types of fraud and deceptive practices, answers to frequently asked questions, and a downloadable complaint form.
Search a directory of Wichita Bar Association members by area of law.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance
Kansas Legal Services provides free and low-cost civil legal assistance to low-income residents. Information includes an online application for services, toll-free hotlines, types of cases accepted, special programs, mediation services, lawyer referral, and a directory of local offices.
Kansas Bar Association Lawyer Referral
The Kansas Bar Association offers a statewide lawyer referral service and the Kansas Elder Hotline, legal information for 60+ seniors.
Kansas Consumer Protection
The Kansas Attorney General's Office provides information about consumer protection and various types of fraud including internet and mortgage. Publications, workshops, tips, and an online complaint form are included.
Kansas Judge Complaint Information
View information about filing complaints against judges for misconduct, including a downloadable complaint form and instruction packet.
Kansas Lawyer Complaint Information and Disciplinary Case Records
View information about filing complaints against lawyers for misconduct, including a downloadable complaint form and links to disciplinary cases by lawyer's name.
Search a directory of Kansas Bar Association member attorneys by keyword, group, location, member type, and additional criteria. Not all members are included.
Kansas Public Defenders
The Kansas State Board of Indigents' Defense Services provides felony defense services to low-income defendants. The Contact Information link lists local offices.
Limited Scope Representation
Kansas Legal Services provides information about limited scope representation, in which lawyers provide some services to self-represented parties for a lesser fee than full representation. Services include case advice, document and evidence preparation, court appearances as needed and other agreed-upon tasks.