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Posted: Monday, June 20, 2016

A new criminal form is available on our website under "Forms."  The Continuance Order is a template for criminal practitioners and includes the necessary Speedy Trial Act language.  As always, it is important to adapt the form to meet the assigned judge's requirements.... more »


Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

As part of the NextGen/CSO system implementation, the U. S. District Court for the District of Kansas has directed attorney's to link their individual, upgraded PACER accounts to their existing Kansas ECF accounts. Many attorney's are experiencing linking issues due to the extended length of time from... more »


Posted: Monday, June 6, 2016

Effective immediately, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas has raised the CM/ECF brief and attachment size limit for PDFs from 30 MB to 50 MB. Large attachments will take longer to open. However, the larger limit should reduce the number of filings that need to be split.You might be... more »


Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The 2016-2017 Attorney Annual Renewal drive for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas is now open. Attorneys should use the Online Attorney Renewal System (OARS) to complete your renewal by July 1, 2016. OARS is a web based system that allows you to register and pay your annual... more »


Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016

From May 10 until June 7, 2016, the Lawyers Without Rights exhibit will be on display at the United States Courthouse in Wichita, Kansas on the first floor. This traveling exhibit illustrates how the Nazi regime targeted Jewish lawyers in the course of undermining the rule of law in Germany, thereby... more »


Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Published March 29, 2016 on www.uscourts.govAcross the United States, individuals posing as federal court officials and U.S. Marshals are targeting citizens, threatening them with arrest unless they pay.“This year’s scams are more aggressive and sophisticated than we’ve seen in years past,”... more »


Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Posted: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Because Congress took no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that the Supreme Court adopted and transmitted to Congress, the following rules were changed effective December 1, 2015:Bankruptcy Rule 1007Federal Rule of Civil Procedure... more »


Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015

CM/ECF will be unavailable Saturday, November 14th from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. due to scheduled maintenance.... more »


Posted: Monday, August 10, 2015

As of August 10, 2015, all parties who had CM/ECF filing privileges in the District of Kansas prior to August 10, 2015, must link their upgraded PACER account to their legacy CM/ECF account in order to file documents.  Instructions for upgrading a PACER account and linking a PACER account to your CM/ECF... more »