Chetopa Municipal Court is located at 618 N 11th St. in the North door. Court nights are the 1st & 3rd Tuesday's at 6 p.m. First Appearances are normally scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
For traffic citations you can mail your payment to Chetopa Municipal Court, P.O. Box 705, Chetopa KS 67336.
For other violations you will need to appear. If you have a question about your citation you can contact the court at 620-236-7541 or 620-236-7511 Monday-Friday -8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
FOOD FOR FINES
Chetopa Municipal Court will run a food for fines program beginning November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017. Collection times are from 8:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday at the City Complex, 618 N 11th St., Chetopa KS, or from 5:30-6:00 p.m. on any court night.
For a single can of non-perishable food donated to the program the court will waive $1.00 of the person's fine up to $50.00.
Dented, rusted, non labled or expired canned food will NOT be accepted.
Donations will only apply to fines assessed by the court, which means reinstatement fees, restitution, court costs, diversion fees and community corrections fees are not eligible.
Feel free to call the court to see if you are eligible to donate to the program in order to have fines waived on your court case. 620-236-7541.
Who can donate? Anyone eligible, owing a fine to the Chetopa Municipal Court or any family member wanting to donate on their behalf.
What information do you need? We simply need to know the name of the person you are donating toward.
What if you want to donate just to donate? Let us know that when you bring the canned goods in.
DONATIONS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CHETOPA FOOD BANK