A restricted pathway led to Atchison County District Court and court offices Thursday in the courthouse.

Director Wesley Lanter, Atchison County Emergency Managements announced Thursday morning, a Kansas Supreme Court Administrative Order advising all district courts will close for all hearings until further notice.

“By Order of the Kansas Supreme Court, per Administrative Order No. 2020-PR-016, (Atchison County) District Court is closed for all hearings, except emergency hearings, until further notice. Persons who wish to seek an emergency Protection from Abuse Order or Protection from Stalking Order can obtain the proper forms from kscourts.org, Kansas Judicial Council website, and file by FAX at 913-367-1171. All persons with business before the Court should call 913-804-6060 for direction,” as directed by the Kansas Supreme Court.

There will be no regularly scheduled district court dockets throughout this period.

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