Fairway Municipal Court
4210 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Fairway, KS 66205
Phone: (913) 262-2364
Fax: (913) 262-4607
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:30 pm.
Traffic and DUI Cases in the Municipal Court
The Fairway Municipal Court hears traffic violation and DUI cases for offenses originating within the city limits of Fairway, KS. Traffic citations and all other complaints are tried before the Court’s presiding judge; there are no jury trials at the municipal Court.
Court sessions normally take place on the first and third Wednesday of each month and commence at 5:30 p.m.
The city’s Municipal Court retains final jurisdiction over all non-criminal traffic violations and violations of any City Ordinances. If you are clocked and/or cited for going 25 mph or more over the speed limit, you will need to appear in Court. You may also fight other speeding and moving vehicle citations before the Court, and you have the right to legal representation in any traffic citation dispute.
Fairway Municipal Court will hear certain types of criminal complaint cases, including driving under the influence (DUI), reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident cases. If your complaint is one of these or any other misdemeanor offense, you can try your case before the Municipal Court judge and then appeal to the Johnson County District Court for a jury trial. Defendants must file the appeal within 10 business days.
Appearing in Municipal Court
Defendants should always be respectful in Court, never eat or chew gum, and always address the judge as “your honor.” Wear clean and professional clothing and remove any headwear such as earbuds, hats or sunglasses while before the judge. Cellphones must be turned off while in session. In all Court appearances, it is crucial that you leave and arrive early so that you appear in Court on time.
Court hearings (sessions) are held at City Hall in the city’s Municipal Court office at Fairway Park (suite 100.)
City of Fairway /Johnson County, KS
Fairway Municipal Court is located in the City of Fairway, Kansas. Fairway joins the Northeast Johnson County cities of Leawood, Merriam, Mission, Prairie Village and Roeland Park. Fairway is home to the national historic landmark of the Shawnee Indian Mission. The central mission gave farm training and English education to numerous tribes, including Kansa, Osage, Cherokee and Wyandot tribe youths from 1839 to 1862.
Johnson County District Court is in the 10th Judicial District out of 31 Judicial Districts in Kansas. The District courthouse is located at 100 North Kansas Avenue, in Olathe Kansas. Local information for the Johnson County District Court can be found here.
If you, or someone you care about, have a legal issue originating in Fairway, you may be best assisted by contacting a local Johnson County defense attorney.