Traffic Court is held in Room 107 of the Johnson County Courthouse at the following
- 2:00p.m. and 3:00p.m. (Attorney plea docket)
- 8:30a.m. Highway Patrol Tickets First Appearances
- 9:30a.m. Second Appearances
- 10:30a.m. Sheriff Tickets First Appearances
- 2:00p.m. Second Appearances and Orders to Appear
- 3:00p.m. Evidentiary Motions
If you have missed a court date and wish to get a new one you should appear
at 2:00p.m. on Wednesday so we know you are here but you will be required to wait
until everyone who is there on the correct date has been heard.
- 2:00-3:30p.m. Highway Patrol Trials
- 3:30-5:00p.m. Sheriff Deputy Trials
District Magistrate Judge Linda Trigg normally presides
over cases heard in the Traffic division M-2.
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; the Kansas Highway Patrol within Johnson County; the Johnson County
Park Police; the Kansas Fish and Game Officers; the Kansas Alcohol and Tobacco Investigators. Tickets written by city or
municipal police officers are heard by the city or municipal court.
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 while license suspended (DWS)
- Expired license plates
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 will be suspended
and a bench warrant may be issued for your arrest.
Q: Can I make payments on fines?
A: The Traffic Judge must approve any payment plan and this must be done in person.
Q: Will you grant a continuance of a trial setting?
A: Motions for Continuance of a trial will be considered by the court before the
date of the trial and the opposing party must be given notice that the motion is being made. The court will not consider a
motion for continuance of a trial on the phone.
See the District Attorney's
Traffic Court FAQ for more answers.