Municipal Court


The Municipal Court of Abilene handles alleged violations of city ordinances and alleged traffic and misdemeanor violations.

The court handles records management of all court cases, collections of fines and forfeitures.

Court Times

First appearances are on each Monday of the month at 1:00 pm, and trials are held on each Monday, at 2:00 pm, subject to holidays and schedule conflicts.

Paying a Ticket or Fine

There are several options for paying a ticket or fine. Those that do not require a court appearance can be paid in person at the Municipal Court Clerk’s office, by mail or via a drop-off box. The signed ticket and a check for the full payment must be included in an envelope for drop-offs and mail.

Drop-off box: Located in front of City Hall. Please mark envelopes to be directed to Municipal Court.

Lobby: Lobby hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mail to: 
Abilene Municipal Court, PO Box 519, Abilene, KS 67410

By Phone: Most credit cards accepted. Transaction fee does apply.

All notices to appear will be mailed to the last known address. If you have an open case, keeping your address current with the court is critical. If a notice to appear cannot be delivered by the Post Office because you have not kept your address current, a warrant may be issued. You may change your address by contacting the court in person, telephone or email.

Forms and Brochures

Cash Bond Authorization (PDF)
Diversion Application (PDF)
Diversion Program - DUI (PDF)
Diversion Program - Misdemeanor (PDF)
Fine Schedule (PDF)
Financial Affidavit (PDF)
Municipal Court Process (PDF)
Subpoena (PDF) 

Driver’s License Status

Visit the Kansas Department of Revenue webpage to check the current status of your Kansas Driver’s License or call the Kansas Department of Revenue in Topeka at 785-296-3671.