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Do I have to get an attorney for this type of action?

You may wish to consult an attorney on any action you file or that is filed against you. In small claims court, an attorney cannot represent you, unless an individual, who is an attorney, is suing you. For more information, call the Access to Justice Advice Line at 1-800-675-5860.

Our Services

Clerk of the District Court

Small Claims

Small claims cases for less than $4,000.

District Court

The 7th Judicial District of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas.


Services provided by the 7th Judicial District of the District Court.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Douglas A. Hamilton Clerk of the District Court
Amber Ballard Supervisor / Jury Manager / Appeals 785-832-5111
Rachel Lavelle Supervisor / Liens 785-832-5255
Evie Schlife Accounting Technician / Probate 785-832-5252
Beverly Sigafoose Juvenile / Adoptions 785-832-5253
Brian Garton Jury Clerk 785-832-5213
Cindy Winger Traffic 785-832-5231
Emily Krichati Domestic / PFA Administrative Assistant 785-832-5227
Jordan Moore Records / Juvenile 785-832-5141
Kassandra Meyer Limited Civil 785-832-5257
Michael Preut Criminal 785-832-5236
Stephanie Weeks Small Claims / Major Civil 785-832-5228
Jury Service Recording 785-832-5108