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Orders and Directives


1/11/21:  Supreme Court Administrative Order 2021-PR-001 - Continuing suspension of deadlines, statute of limitations, statutory time standards, and time limitations:

Administrative Order 2021-PR-001


7/2/20: Supreme Court Administrative Order: 

Administrative Order 2020-PR-90 (Mask requirement) 

5/2720: Supreme Court Administrative Orders: Administrative Order 2020-PR-054

Administrative Order 2020-PR-055

Administrative Order 2020-PR-056

Administrative Order 2020-PR-057

Administrative Order 2020-PR-058

5/21/20: Chief Judge Letter to Attorneys

5/22/20: Fourth Judicial District Administrative Orders: 

4th Judicial District Administrative Order No. 2020-4: COVID-19 Public Safety Precautions

5/1/20: Supreme Court Administrative Orders:

Administrative Order 2020-PR-045: Authorizing Two-Way Audio-Visual Communication in Any Court Proceeding.

Administrative Order 2020-PR-046: Suspending Deadlines and Time Limitations Under K.S.A. 2019 Supp. 22-3402.

Administrative Order 2020-PR-047: Suspending Deadlines and Time Limitations in Judicial Proceedings.

Administrative Order 2020-PR-048: Order Relating to District Court Operations in Counties Not Affected by a Stay-at-Home Order or Subject to a Directive Closing a County Courthouse or Other Judicial Office.

Administrative Order 2020-PR-049: Relating to District Court Operations in Counties Affected by a Stay-at-Home Order or Subject to a Directive Closing a County Courthouse or Other Judicial Office.

Beginning 4/20/2020 Live stream: Remote Hearings Public Broadcasts

Update 4/3/20 - The Kansas Supreme Court issues Administrative Order 2020-PR-32, Amending Administrative Order 2020-PR-16: Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-PR-32

3/8/20: The 4th Judicial District is on Emergency Operations until Further Notice.

The 4th Judicial District has ceased all but emergency operations until further order of the Kansas Supreme Court:

Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-PR-16

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Previous Administrative Orders

Fourth Judicial District Administrative Order 2020-1: Court Operations Order During COVID-19 Pandemic

Fourth Judicial District Administrative Order 2020-2

Fourth Judicial District Administrative Order 2020-3

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