Traffic Court is held in Room 107 of the Johnson County Courthouse at the following
- Tuesday -- 2:00 and 3:00p.m. (Attorney plea docket)
- Wednesday -- 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30a.m. (Arraignments)
- Wednesday -- 2:00p.m. (Pro se motions)
- Thursday -- 9:00 (Go probation violations)
- Thursday -- 9:30 and 10:30a.m. (non DUI trials)
- Thursday -- 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30p.m. (DUI trials)
District Magistrate Judge Linda Trigg normally presides
over cases heard in the Traffic division however District Magistrate Judge
Michael Farley may hear some cases.
The Traffic Division of the Johnson County District Court hears the following types
of traffic infraction cases when the tickets are issued by the Johnson County Sheriff's
office or the Kansas Highway Patrol within Johnson County:
- Speeding, stop sign tickets, etc.
- Misdemeanor traffic violations
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI)
- Driving while license suspended (DWS)
- Expired license plates
In addition, the Traffic Division hears cases involving citations issued by the
Johnson County Park Rangers and the Fish and Game Department.
The traffic division of the Court Clerk's Office is located in the northwest 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) 715-3470
Answers to common questions about Traffic Court:
Q: What happens if I do not appear in court
when my case is set for hearing or trial?
A: Your driver's license may be suspended
or a bench warrant may be issued for your arrest or both may occur.
Q: Can I make payments on fines?
A: All assessed fine and costs must
be paid on or before the date of your court appearance.
Q: Will you grant a continuance of
a trial setting?
A: Trial settings are only continued
upon agreement of both parties or based on exceptional circumstances. Continuances
are not granted if it is the party's second request.
See the District Attorney's
Traffic Court FAQ for more answers.