Johnson County Kansas District Court
Probate
 
District Court Judge Michael Joyce and Magistrate Judge Michael Farley preside over probate cases. Magistrate Judge Linda Trigg presides over care and treatment cases.

The probate division of the Court Clerk's Office is located on the west side 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.

The new Civil/Probate Information Sheet (cover sheet) is available on the forms download page..

Probate Claim Against Estate form.

Report of Adoption form.

Fax filing is available for documents of 10 pages or less. All fax filings must comply with Supreme Court Rule 119.

Phone number:  (913) 715-3370
Fax number:  (913) 715-3371

Probate Filing Fees (Effective July 1, 2013)

  Fee Surcharge Total
Guardian and Conservator $71.00* $22.00 $93.00
Trust Estate $71.00* $22.00 $93.00
Will Filed to Record $50.00* $22.00 $72.00
Determination of Descent $51.00* $22.00 $73.00
Testate Administration $111.00* $22.00 $133.00
Intestate Administration $111.00* $22.00 $133.00
Special Administration $111.00* $22.00 $133.00
Informal Administration $111.00* $22.00 $133.00
Probate of Foreign Will $111.00* $22.00 $133.00
Absentee Estate $111.00* $22.00 $133.00
Refusal to Grant Letters $50.00* $22.00 $72.00
Adoption $50.00* $22.00 $72.00
Probate Transcript (other KS county) $25.00* $22.00 $47.00
Probate Transcript (other state) $174.50* $22.00 $196.50
Care and Treatment (Alcohol/Drug) $36.00* $22.00 $58.00
Care and Treatment (Mentally Ill) $36.00* $22.00 $58.00
Foreign Adoption $14.00 $22.00 $36.00

*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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