Johnson County Kansas District Court
Small Claims
Small claims cases are heard on Monday at 2:00 p.m. and Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. in Room 107 of the Johnson County Courthouse. Cases for the recovery of money or property up to a jurisdictional limit of $4,000 may be filed in the Small Claims Division. Attorneys are not allowed to represent parties in small claims proceedings prior to the entry of judgment. Small claims cases are generally heard by District Magistrate Judge Linda Trigg.

The small claims 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.

Forms to initiate a small claims case can be found at the Kansas Judicial Council. Other small claims forms are available online in our forms download page.

Phone number: (913) 715-3354
Fax number:  (913) 715-3401

Small Claims Fees (Effective July 1, 2009)

  Fee Surcharge Total
Small Claims $500 or less $36.50* $12.50 $49.00
Small Claims $500.01 - $4,000 $56.50* $12.50 $69.00
Small Claims Appeal $155.50* $22.00 $177.50

*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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