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Court Exhibit Lists

Court exhibit lists made available to attorney's representing plaintiffs and defendants for cases brought in front of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas. This document is fillable, downloadable and printable.

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The District Court is divided into seven divisions. District judges preside over Divisions 1 through 6, and a pro tem judge presides over the Pro Tem Division. Starting January 11, 2011, cases generally are assigned as follows:

  • Division 1: major and limited civil; care and treatment; and probate
  • Division 2: criminal; divorce; and protection from abuse/stalking
  • Division 3: criminal law; family law; limited actions; care and treatment; and protection from abuse/stalking
  • Division 4: criminal; major and limited civil; care and treatment; small claims appeals
  • Division 5: criminal; major and limited civil; care and treatment; traffic appeals
  • Division 6: criminal; children in need of care; care and treatment; protection from abuse/stalking; adoptions
  • Pro Tem Division: criminal first appearances; juvenile offender; child support modification; traffic; and small claims

Department Contacts

Division 1

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable Amy Hanley District Judge 785-832-5265 division1@douglascountyks.org
Kris Knowles Admin. Asst. 785-832-5265 division1@douglascountyks.org
Donna Lytle Court Reporter 785-832-5234 division1@douglascountyks.org
Division 1 Fax 785-838-2454

Division 2

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable Sally Pokorny District Judge 785-832-5248 division2@douglascountyks.org
Mary Kay Howe Court Reporter 785-832-5250 division2@douglascountyks.org
Becky Stephens Admin. Asst. 785-832-5248 division2@douglascountyks.org
Division 2 Fax 785-838-2454

Division 3

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable B. Kay Huff District Judge 785-832-5230 division3@douglascountyks.org
Vernon Anderson Admin. Asst. 785-832-5230 division3@douglascountyks.org
Meghan Rogers Court Reporter 785-832-5230 division3@douglascountyks.org
Division 3 Fax 785-838-2456

Division 4

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable James McCabria District Judge 785-832-5124 division4@douglascountyks.org
Tiffany Wade Admin. Asst. 785-832-5124 division4@douglascountyks.org
Tammy Hogsett Court Reporter 785-832-5249 division4@douglascountyks.org
Division 4 Fax 785-838-2455

Division 5

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable Mark A. Simpson District Judge 785-832-5323 division5@douglascountyks.org
Zara Strayer Admin. Asst. 785-832-5323 division5@douglascountyks.org
Division 5 Fax 785-838-2455

Division 6

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable Stacey Donovan District Judge 785-832-5144 division6@douglascountyks.org
Adelaida Mendoza Admin. Asst. 785-832-5144 division6@douglascountyks.org
Shelee Shafer Court Reporter 785-832-5200 division6@douglascountyks.org
Joyce Lederer Court Reporter 785-832-5200 division6@douglascountyks.org
Division 6 Fax 785-838-2455

Pro Tem Division

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable James T. George Pro Tem Judge 785-330-2817 divprotem@douglascountyks.org
Lacy Gaultney Admin. Asst. 785-330-2817 divprotem@douglascountyks.org
Pro Tem Division Fax 785-838-2494

Juvenile Division

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
The Honorable Paul R. Klepper Juvenile Judge 785-832-5118 divprotem@douglascountyks.org
Angie Figgs Admin. Asst. 785-832-5118 afiggs@douglascountyks.org