Municipal Court is the judicial branch of City Government. Traffic violations and violations of City Ordinances are tried in Municipal Court, and upon conviction carry a maximum fine of $2500 and a possible jail term.
Trials are conducted under the Code of Ordinances, Code for Municipal Courts and the Kansas Rules of Evidence as adopted by the Kansas Legislature.
Municipal court is held on the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Citizen's Potawatomi Community Center located at 806 Nishnabe Trail.
Honorable Alan E. Streit
Kansas State law prohibits any judge to speak to defendants outside of the court room, therefore all correspondence will be directed to the Court Clerk.
From 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the court accepts payments on cases previously decided by the court and verifies Alcohol Anonymous attendance.
At 6:00 p.m. Municipal Court is called into session. The court starts with first appearances.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. the court begins hearing cases that have been continued.
Kansas State Law prohibits the judge from talking to defendants outside of the courtroom, all correspondence must be completed through the Court Clerk.