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Municipal Court

Honorable Fred Johnson

Judges

Justen Phelps

Prosecutor

 

B.J. Whitting

Probation Officer

 

Kristie Metcalf

Court/Police Clerk

Located in City Council Chambers – 125 W. Rosewood
Phone: (316) 776-3000          Fax: (316) 776-0260
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, guardianship’s, conservatorships, care of the mentally ill, juvenile matters and small claims.

Court Fine Schedule

 

2021 Municipal Court Meeting Dates

Meetings will take place at 5:30 PM on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, except as noted.

2021 Dates

  • January 07
  • January 28 (4th Thursday)
  • February 04
  • February 18
  • March 04
  • March 18
  • April 01
  • April 15
  • May 06
  • May 20
  • June 10 (2nd Thursday)
  • June 17
  • July 01
  • July 15
  • August 05
  • August 19
  • September 02
  • September 16
  • October 07
  • October 21
  • November 04
  • No second court date for November
  • December 02
  • December 16