Municipal Court

The City of Liberal Municipal Court is a limited jurisdiction court that hears cases involving alleged traffic infractions, misdemeanor traffic and criminal violations and violations of the Liberal City Code.  The judge conducts the trials under the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Code of Municipal Courts, the Kansas Rules of Evidence and the Liberal City Code.  The purpose of the court is to provide a fair and efficient adjudication of alleged violations.

First Appearance and Review Dockets:
  • Monday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.
Trial, Pretrial, Revocation, and Sentencing Dockets are on Thursdays

Fine Schedule

Court Holiday Schedule
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day 
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
The office may be closed for additional days or parts of days as is necessary for administrative purposes.

Services we perform & programs we offer:

Diversion Program
Probation Department
Community Service
Victim Witness Assistance

Service we perform & programs we offer that receive most calls:

Community Service
Credit Card Payments
Customer Service
Assisting City Prosecutor's Office
Setting Hearing dates with Attorney's Offices
Warrant Information
Division of Motor Vehicle Information
Assisting Treatment Providers

Services we do not perform or programs we do not offer but receive calls:

Police Department/Vehicle Inspections