Open Records Info
Open Records Act
The County Counselor has been designated as the Freedom of Information Officer for Jefferson County by County Resolution 2013-003. An informational brochure is available at the County Clerk's office regarding access to public records.
The Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) guarantees any person the right to inspect and obtain copies of all public
- Provide requested records
- Inform the requester when they will be provided
- State why the records cannot be provided
District court offices are not part of the county government, though they are located within the courthouse. For district court records, contact District Court administration at (785) 863-2461.
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If you feel any agency has wrongfully denied access to records, you have the right to file a complaint with the District Attorney or with the Kansas Attorney General.
For an overview of the Kansas Open Records Act, see A Citizen's Guide to Open Government, a publication of the Kansas Attorney General's Office.