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Court Locations

When you visit:

  • You must show a photo ID to enter the courthouse. You must pass through courthouse security.
  • Lawyers, including pro hac vice attorneys, who present photo identification and a current bar registration card from this or any other federal or state court may bring in electronic communication devices (see Rule 83.2.4).
  • The public may not bring cell phones, cameras, recording devices, or other electronic devices (such as MP3 players). You will be required to return it to your car or leave it at the security station.
  • The Court may grant permission to bring cameras in for ceremonial proceedings or court events. Contact the local clerk's office for more information. Cameras are allowed at naturalization proceedings.
Street Address: 

Robert J. Dole Courthouse
500 State Avenue, Rm. 161
Kansas City, KS 66101

Note: The public entrance is on State Ave. (Map)

Parking: Handicapped parking is available in the gated lot on the southwest corner of the building.  Public parking is available on the southeast corner of 5th and Washington.  City parking lots with hourly rates are located on the 500 block of Armstrong Avenue and the 400 block of State Avenue. Do not park in the strip mall parking lot on the corner of 5th Avenue and State Avenue, east of the courthouse.  Violators may be towed.

Division Manager: Susan Franklin
Clerk's Office 913-735-2110
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday - Friday excluding Federal Holidays 
Multi-Court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS) 24 hr. access 866-222-8029