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Kansas Small Claims Courts

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In Kansas, the District Court hears small claims actions, per Kansas Statutes Ch. 61, Article 27, Sections 1-14. Amounts at issue are limited to $4,000. Lawyers are not allowed to represent parties in small claims proceedings prior to the entry of judgment.


  • Kansas Landlords Handbook From Housing & Credit Counseling, Inc. (HCCI). Explains procedures for small claims generally with a slant toward collecting unpaid rent.
  • Johnson County District Court Small claims information and forms.
  • Kansas Judicial Branch - 4th District - Small Claims Information Includes instructions and forms for filing a small claims case.
  • Small Claims Court [PDF] From the Kansas Bar Association. Includes basic information about the small claims process.

Last updated on 05/24/2010

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