After temporarily closing due to COVID-19, Wichita Municipal Court reopens on Tuesday, May 26.
All previously pending cases have been assigned new court dates. Those involved in pending cases are encouraged to visit Wichita.gov/court and use the docket search tool to find their new court date.
“Municipal Court staff have been working hard to ensure the courts are safe and ready for residents, staff and judges,” said Municipal Court Administrator Nathan Emmorey. “We have been contacting those with pending cases with their new dates when possible, but urge everyone unsure of when their court appearance is to go online.”
For additional information regarding a case, residents may also call the Clerk’s office at (316) 268-4611 or the Probation office at (316) 268-4582.
Those making a court appearance will be required to wear a mask. Defendants will not be allowed to bring guests with them due to social distancing requirements. New safety procedures have been implemented, such as increased cleaning processes, plastic shields and increased hand sanitizing stations.
The City hosted a Facebook live on May 20 on the main City of Wichita Facebook page, answering questions with Council Member James Clendenin and Court Administrator Nathan Emmorey. Residents are encouraged to tune in for court info and reopening procedures.