Johnson County Kansas District Court
Limited Action
 

Limited action civil cases are heard in Division 61, a high volume forum with rights of appeal and trial de novo (heard "anew" as if the first trial had not occurred). Other than matters of contract, the jurisdictional limit for limited action cases is $25,000. Most of the cases are collection or landlord/tenant matters. 

For more detailed information please read Local Court Rule 16.  For instructions and details about electronic filings, fees and journal entries, please read our local policies.

The Limited Action judge is Daniel W. Vokins.  The court schedule is as follows:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (Room 222): 8:30, 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Trials

Thursday (Room 222)

  • 9:00 a.m. Aid in Execution/Contempt docket
  • 9:30 a.m. Answer docket
  • 10:30 a.m. Answer docket for insufficient check cases; Forcible Detainer (Eviction) cases; Replevin cases.
  • 11:00 a.m. Motions/Default Trials docket

Friday (Room 222)

  • 9:00 a.m. Forcible Detainer (Eviction) Trials
  • 10:00 a.m. Default Trials
  • 11:00 a.m. Pretrial Conferences

Most forms are available online at the forms download page.  Fax filing is available for documents of 10 pages or less. All fax filings must comply with Supreme Court Rule 119.

The Limited Action division of the Court Clerk's Office is located in the southwest corner of the 2nd floor of the Johnson County Courthouse.  It is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Phone number: (913) 715-3356
Fax number:  (913) 715-3401

Limited Action Fees (Effective July 1, 2011)

  Fee Surcharge Total
Limited Actions $500 or less $36.50* $19.00 $55.50
Limited Actions $500.01 - $5,000 $56.50* $19.00 $75.50
Limited Actions $5,000.01 & over $102.50* $19.00 $121.50
Elevating Limited Actions Judgment for Lien Purposes $24.00* $22.00 $46.00
Limited Action Appeal $155.50* $22.00 $177.50
Limited Action Transfer to Civil $500 or less $120.50* $22.00 $142.50
Limited Action Transfer to Civil $500.01 - $5,000 $100.50* $22.00 $122.50
Limited Action Transfer to Civil  $5,000.01 & over $54.50* $22.00 $76.50

*Includes an additional $1.50 law library fee under the authority of KSA 20-3129(b).


Phone: (913) 715-3300 Johnson County District Court
100 N. Kansas Ave.
Olathe, Kansas  66061
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