Theft & Financial Crimes

If you have been charged with the crime of Petty Larceny (contrary to Section 5.42.010 of the Code of the City of Wichita), Issuing a Worthless Check (contrary to Section 5.42.020), Unlawful Use of a Financial Card (contrary to Section 5.42.035), Theft of Mislaid Property (contrary to Section 5.42.060), Theft of Services (contrary to Section 5.42.070), or Temporary Deprivation of Property (contrary to Section 5.42.080), you may be eligible to participate in this program only if:

  • You have never been convicted of such a crime, or a similar crime in this or any jurisdiction within five years of the date of the offense.
  • You have never participated in a Diversion or Deferred Judgment Program for a similar offense within five years of the date of the offense.
  • You must apply for Theft and Financial Crimes Deferred Judgment within thirty (30) days from your initial appearance for such a crime, and pay the $25 non-refundable application fee. Please make the check payable to the Municipal Court Clerk.
  • Temporary Deprivation of a Vehicle offense is not eligible for the deferred judgment program.

Application forms and detailed information sheets are available in the Municipal Court Clerk's Office or you may download and print the application form (PDF).