Types of Protection Orders Available: Before seeking a protection order, you may wish to contact a lawyer about your situation. The toll free number for the Kansas Lawyer Referral Service is 1-800-928-3111.
People who have a limited income can call Kansas Legal Services at 1-800-675-5860. The best one-stop resource is to go to the Kansas Legal Services website click here.
The website has interactive forms, legal assistance information, etc.
or The Willow Domestic Violence Center: 785-843-3333 (available 24 hours)
Each county has advocacy agencies who can also assist you through the court protection process. Clerks of Court can provide you with contact information at any time.
The Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center is also a resource available for counseling, advocacy and 24/7 support: 785-843-8985
***THE CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT STAFF ARE PROHIBITED BY LAW FROM GIVING ANY LEGAL ADVICE**
Protection from Abuse and Protection from Stalking or Sexual Assault actions are not a substitute for a Divorce/Custody/ or Separate Maintenance action in situations where the parties are married. You should contact a lawyer to determine if you should also file a Divorce / Separate Maintenance action.