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Pro Se Debtor Resources

See the Pro Se Debtor Handout for information about filing in Kansas.

During the stay at home orders due to the coronavirus, you may email documents for filing and mail fee payments to the Clerk’s Office. Meetings and hearings may be conducted by telephone. Contact the Clerk’s Office for more information.

Kansas City:  913-735-2110

Topeka:  785-338-5910

Wichita:  316-315-4110


The Kansas City Kansas Courthouse is closed starting January 20, 2021 due to a fire.

Call the Kansas City Clerk's Office at (913) 735-2110 to coordinate the filing of your documents. 

You may email documents to the email address provided above.  You may mail documents to our Topeka Courthouse:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Frank Carlson Federal Building
444 SE Quincy, Room 240
Topeka, KS 66683

Please include a note with a new case if it is to be filed in Kansas City. 


Disclaimer: Please be advised that only an attorney is qualified to give you legal advice. The Clerk’s Office cannot give legal advice or recommend an attorney for you. The United States Bankruptcy Code contains requirements that control how bankruptcy cases proceed.  District of Kansas local bankruptcy rules also contain requirements that may help you prepare the documents required to file a bankruptcy case, including D. Kan. LBR 1007.1 and D. Kan. LBR 1007.2.