Court Processes


Charter Ordinance Number 224, Section 12 and 13, of the Code of the City of Wichita provides a procedure by which you may have your Municipal Court conviction(s) and/or diversion/deferred judgment(s), and/or the related arrest records, expunged.


No Proof of Insurance

If you have received a no proof of insurance citation, please present valid proof to the City Prosecutor's Office. The proof of insurance must have been valid on the date the citation was issued.
City Prosecutor's Office
455 N Main, 2nd Floor
Wichita, KS 67202
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

If the proof of insurance was not valid on the date the citation was issued, please go to the Court Clerk's Office and request a court date.
Municipal Court Clerk
455 N Main, 2nd Floor
Wichita, KS 67202
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 5 pm

Setting Citations for Court

If you receive a citation, you have the right to request a court hearing. Citations may be set for court at the Court Clerk's Office on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 455 N Main.

You have ten days from the date the citation was issued to schedule a court hearing. Failure to respond within ten days could result in additional fees being assessed, the possibility of drivers' license suspension, and a warrant being issued for your arrest.

If you choose to set your citation for court, a $10 docketing fee will be added to the court costs. If you choose to have a trial before a Municipal Court judge, $25 trial costs will be added.

You may also request a court date by mail. Please include the citation number(s) you want to set for court. A court date will be scheduled and mailed to you. Send your request to:
Municipal Court Clerk
455 N Main, 2nd Floor
Wichita, KS 67202

Walk-In Docket

If you're interested in appearing on the Walk-In Docket, please check in at the Municipal Court Clerk's Office, City Hall, between 7 am and 7:30 am.

You are eligible for the Walk-In Docket if:

  • You missed your court date.
  • You want to change your court date.
  • You need to speak with a judge regarding your court case.

The Walk-In Docket is held Monday through Friday at 8 am (except on the first Friday of the month and Legal Holidays).

Sign-up for this docket is on a first-come, first-served basis. Only the first fifteen (15) people to sign up are allowed to attend on that day.

If your court date has been set, it can only be changed by a judge. Court dates cannot be changed over the phone. If you need to change your court date, you may appear on the Walk-In Docket.