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Courthouse Information

 

Tips for your visit:

  • You must show a photo ID to enter the courthouse. You must pass through courthouse security.
  • Lawyers, including pro hac vice attorneys, who present photo identification and a current bar registration card from this or any other federal or state court may bring in electronic communication devices (see Rule 83.2.4). 
  • The public may not bring cell phones, cameras, recording devices, or other electronic devices (such as MP3 players).  You will be required to return it to your car or leave it at the security station.
  • The Court may grant permission to bring cameras in for ceremonial proceedings or court events. Contact the local clerk's office for more information.  Cameras are allowed at naturalization proceedings.

Robert J. Dole  Courthouse
500 State Avenue, Rm 259
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
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Phone: 913-735-2200
Fax: 913-735-2201
Email: ksd_clerks_kansascity@ksd.uscourts.gov
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Clerk's Office Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Entrance
The State Avenue entrance on the south side of the courthouse is closed indefinitely due to budget cuts and sequestration.  Please use the secure entrance located on Nebraska street on the north side of the building.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Parking
Public and juror parking is available in the Metropolitan MultiSpeciality Physicians Group Lot located at 1217 5th Street, on the east side of 5th Street, across the street from the First Baptist Church. Do not park in the church lot or in the lot in front of Johnny Cs Restaurant.

Local Eateries/Vending
A cafe is located on level M of the courthouse.   The cafe is open for breakfast from 7:30am to 9:30pm and for lunch from 11:00am to 1:30pm.  A variety of vending machines are also available on level M.  For more local restaurants, click here.


Frank Carlson Federal Building
444 S.E. Quincy, Rm 490
Topeka, Kansas 66683
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Phone: 785-338-5400
Fax: 785-338-5401
Email: ksd_clerks_topeka@ksd.uscourts.gov
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Clerk's Office Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Parking
The public and jurors should park at the Townsite Parking Garage, located approximately ½ block east of Kansas Ave on 5th Street (just before the road curves and becomes Quincy).  Parking for jurors only will be validated by the Court.  At times the garage can fill quickly so please allow enough time to locate a parking space and for the short walk to the building. Do not park in any reserved spaces or in prohibited areas. The Court is not responsible for any parking citations you may receive and will not validate parking for jurors at any other facility, unless the Townsite Parking Garage is full.

Local Eateries/Vending
A cafe is located on the 1st floor of the courthouse. It is open for lunch Monday through Friday, and for breakfast Wednesday through Friday. A variety of vending machines are also located on the 1st floor.  For more local restaurants, click here.

 


Wichita U.S. Courthouse
401 N. Market, Rm 204
Wichita, Kansas 67202
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Phone: 316-315-4200
Fax: 316-315-4201
Email: ksd_clerks_wichita@ksd.uscourts.gov
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Clerk's Office Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Parking
Several pay lots are available near the courthouse including a Public Parking Lot at the southwest corner of 3rd and Main Street; the City of Wichita lot which is one block west of the intersection of 3rd and Main Street and the Sedgwick County Parking Garage located at 603 N. Main Street. Some of the lots have attendants while others require you to deposit the exact fee in a parking box. Parking fees vary but on average cost $5.00 per day. There is also 2 hour metered parking available within walking distance to the courthouse.  Jurors should only use this option if the all day parking lots are occupied.

Local Eateries/Vending
Vending machines are available in the break room on level B.  There are several restaurants in the downtown Wichita area.  For a list of nearby eateries, click here.