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Municipal Court

Honorable Fred Johnson


Justen Phelps



B.J. Whitting

Probation Officer


Robin Neumann

Court/Police Clerk

Located in City Council Chambers – 125 W. Rosewood
Phone: (316) 776-3000
Court Sessions: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm

The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City. Traffic Violations, Misdemeanor Public Offense Violations and violations of Rose Hill City Ordinances are handled in this Court. In the Municipal Court there are no jury trials. A judge under the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Code of Municipal Courts, the Kansas Rules of Evidence and the Rose Hill Municipal Code conducts all trials. Municipal Court should not be confused with Butler County District Courts. District Court has jurisdiction over cases such as serious criminal offenses, divorce and domestic relations, damage suits, probate and administration of estates, guardianships, conservatorships, care of the mentally ill, juvenile matters and small claims.