Municipal Court

About the Court
The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City, handling all traffic and City ordinance violations. There are no jury trials in this court. A judge under the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Code of Municipal Courts, the Kansas Rules of Evidence, and the Chanute Municipal Code conducts all trials.

Municipal Court should not be confused with Neosho County District Court. District Court has jurisdiction over serious criminal offenses, divorce and domestic relations, damage suits, probate and administration of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, care of the mentally ill, juvenile matters, and small claims.

Court Sessions
Wednesday at 8:30am (unless otherwise posted)

Judicial Center
102 S. Lincoln
Chanute, KS 66720

City Attorney
Anyone wishing to meet with the City Attorney to discuss their court case should contact the City Attorney or Assistant City Attorney at the address or phone number listed below.

Chanute City Attorney
101 W. Main
Chanute, KS 66720

Ph: (620) 431-2600
Fx: (620) 431-1505