Domestic Violence

Western Jackson County

(Kansas City, Grandview)

Kansas City Courthouse
3rd Floor - Department of Judicial Records
415 E. 12th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 881-3974
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Eastern Jackson County

(Blue Springs, Independence, Lee's Summit, Raytown, etc.)

Independence Courthouse
2nd Floor - Department of Judicial Records
308 W. Kansas Avenue
Independence, Missouri 64050
(816) 881-4555
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NOTICE TO THOSE WISHING TO FILE AN ADULT/CHILD ABUSE PETITION

The clerks in these offices will explain and provide all forms necessary for the presentation of your petition to the court Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If an attorney, party or witness to any of the proceedings will require an accommodation for a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 881-3652. 

 

ADULT ABUSE INFORMATION 

Missouri's Adult Abuse Act provides protective relief for victims of domestic violence and stalking.  However, to receive an "Order of Protection" under this act, you must initiate a civil lawsuit by filing a petition with the court.  Please refer to the Adult Abuse Booklet.  PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY!